I had the opportunity to interview Sue on my show this AM, and I jumped at it. Lots of questions for her, but most of all, how and why is Geno Auriemma, the long-time head coach at UConn women’s basketball, so successful year after year. As you may know, UConn just won its 11 NCAA championship.... More »
Molly Knight, author of one of the big baseball books of the year, “The Best Team Money Can Buy,” about the Los Angeles Dodgers of the last few years, wrote about how she got her start in the sportswriting business for espnW last week.
She writes that she came late to writing, having dit.... More »
This is the time of the year in which a number of college baseball coaches put on 2-3 day camps, where prospective college baseball players pay a good-sized fee in which to go the college campus, and basically have a chance – along with dozens of other hopeful HS players – go through their paces.... More »
I first blogged about new RFID technology being implanted in a basketball back in 2012. I recently came across similar technology being implanted in a medicine ball or attached to a barbell. Thanks to Assess2Perform, coaches and athletes now can measure almost instantly such MOEs as:
Angle of relea.... More »
Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer.
Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there:
A new study, just published by the Journal of the American .... More »
I found this bizarre story in Collegiate Baseball last week. I can never recall a high school athlete – even a top one like this kid – ever pull a stunt like this.
Here’s what happend, and you make your own call.
This occurred in a league game this past April between two Tucson HS teams…
After 12 years of marriage we’ve experienced a lot. The hope each year is that our marriage will continue to improve. That is easier said than done. The best way to ensure your marriage improves is to be intentional.
If you don’t say and do things intentionally, then you’re putting your marriage at risk…
Start asking writers for writing advice and you won’t get far without hearing something like “read a lot. A lot!”
William Faulkner was asked what the best training was for a writer: “Read, read, read,” he said. “Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad; see how they do it…