Overcoming Barriers to Responsibility + MORE

Overcoming Barriers to Responsibility + MORE

The “Mild” Concussion

This post was written originally in 2011, but has been re-posted numerous times, it will continue to be posted until we all get the message… ========== Hogwash!  There is NOTHING mild about a concussion, period.  However media, teams, players and even medical staffs continue to use this nome.... More »

10 Ways to Be a Man of Integrity + MORE

  In the 1925, U.S. Open famed golfer Bobby Jones pulled a one iron out of his bag and addressed the ball. As he set up to hit out of the rough grass, his ball moved ever so slightly, a motion that calls for a stroke penalty. He was the only one who saw it; and yet, he called the penalty on him.... More »

HS CODE OF CONDUCT: Can We Get Our Athletes to Think Ahead if We Toughen Up the School’s Code of Conduct? + MORE

It was a real stunner when Mack Breed, the defensive coach at John Jay HS, came forth and acknowledged that he instructed his two defensive backs, Moreno and Rojas, to “hit” the ref and make him pay because the ref had made bad calls against John Jay all game. And the two football player.... More »

COACHING TIPS: When the Coach Shifts Your Athlete to a New Position on the Team… + MORE

As a dedicated football player, Mike has been working hard all of his life, waiting for his senior year to arrive. And now it finally has. As an up-and-coming running back, Mike started to earn real acclaim as a junior, including having some big games, and as a rising senior, he’s hoping that .... More »
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Mental Toughness Podcast: How You Can Use Sports to Help Build Your Child’s Self Esteem + MORE

Is your child’s self esteem constantly taking a hit? I think it’s a battle many kids fight at one time or another in their lives. In this episode of the Sports Parenting Podcast, I talk with Kirk Mango, author of Becoming a True Champion, about how coaches and parents can use sports .... More »
 
Several months ago, stand-up comedian Louis CK hosted Saturday Night Live.  In his opening monologue one joke in particular stood out to me.
“I was talking to my friend and he said his girlfriend was mad at him.  I asked him what happened and he goes, ‘Well I guess I said something and she got her feelings hurt…

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Terry Ott has filed this BREAKING NEWS in regards to Canadian Football and the Concussion Issue.  We here at The Concussion Blog are pleased to bring this information to you… ========== FORMER CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYER SUES LEAGUE MEMBER TEAMS FOR CONCUSSION RELATED INJURY Lawsuit on Behalf of Star Arland Bruce III Alleges “Fraudulent Concealment” and “Negligent […]

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youth football tournaments 1405558305 555274903 Overcoming Barriers to Responsibility + MOREWhen it comes to entertaining activities in the Northeast, there are plenty of hidden gems that are also quite cheap. Check out our list of the top 13 affordable sport events in the greater Boston and New England area this summer.

Minor League Baseball:
1. AAA: Pawtucket Red Sox (Pawtucket, Rhode Island) Tickets are $5-12…

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An update on the robot takeover of commodity journalism—all those stories that anyone with basic skills can write.
The Associated Press announced recently that starting this month it’s going to use software to write stories about earnings reports. The good news is that the software, from a company called Automated Insights, can produce 4,400 such stories about U…

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