MomsTeam Awarded NCAA-DOD Mind Matters Challenge Educational Grant + MORE

MomsTeam Awarded NCAA-DOD Mind Matters Challenge Educational Grant + MORE

How to Pull Your Child Out of the Dumps of Discouragement + MORE

Youth sports is a roller coaster of emotions, for parents and kids. And when you are at a low point in the ride, it seems like climbing out of the dumps of discouragement is a very daunting task. Hitting slumps. Dry shooting spells. Missed shots. Or maybe your child feels dejected because of team .... More »
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Illinois Governor Signs Concussion Bill Into Law – UPDATE + MORE

UPDATED: 15:20, see below… Yesterday Illinois Gov. Rauner signed  SB0007 into law making it Public Act 099-0245 effectively titled Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act bringing a much more robust set of standards when dealing with concussions in Illinois. The bill/law is basically an extension.... More »

Coach Spotlight Series: Vincent Licursi + MORE

We’re back! Coach Vincent had a ton of wonderful things to say about baseball, effort, and improvement, so we’ll keep our introduction to a minimum this week. As always, try to take some of the wisdom and suggestions from Coach Vincent going forward — it doesn’t matter if you.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: How HS Boys Basketball Has Changed over the Last 30 Years + MORE

There was a time in this country when making a HS varsity basketball team was a fairly simple process. That is, hopeful kids tried out for the team under the watchful eyes of the head coach and his staff, in the hope that one would impress enough with one’s skills, size, experience, and speed .... More »
 MomsTeam Awarded NCAA DOD Mind Matters Challenge Educational Grant + MORE

I Have a Dream for Kids Playing Sports + MORE

Two years ago, I first posted I have a Dream for Youth Sports. I still have that dream for kids playing sports. It motivates me to encourage parents to give their kids a positive youth sports experience. I hope that this is your dream too!   One of the most famous lines of King’s  speech .... More »
On July 15, the NCAA and Department of Defense (DOD) announced the selection of MomsTeam Youth Sports Safety Institute as a recipient of a Mind Matters Challenge grant for our application, Creating a Safe Concussion Reporting Environment: A Multi-Media Approach.
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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
It’s mid-July and in the heat of the month we’re taking it a bit easy with this week’s post. Here’s a link to a recent interview I did with my colleague Dr. Brian Cole and Steve Kashul his co-host of ESPN Radio’s Sports Medicine Weekly…

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Longtime Detroit Tigers beat writer Tom Gage will be honored as the Spink Award winner this weekend during Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y.
I imagine it’s great for a writer to celebrate this award—the highest in the profession—with friends, family and co-workers, but Gage won’t be able to do that…

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