Here’s what I find so amazing about sports parenting issues:
You never know when the next controversy is going to come from.
Case in point: Long-time major league slugger Adam LaRoche made national headlines this past week, insisting that he had language in his contract with the Chicago White .... More »
Something very curious has been happening at prestigious Scarsdale (NY) HS over the last couple of years. Despite having some very successful athletic programs, at least half a dozen experienced head varsity coaches have been let go.
And in all of the cases, nobody knows why. Even some of the dismis.... More »
EPL Previews: Can the Magic of Klopp push Liverpool to new heights? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of und.... More »
Is your child struggling? Maybe he’s in a slump, or perhaps she’s feeling unmotivated. I’d like to tell you about one word that will raise your child’s game. I saw my kids struggle several times through the years as they played. And it wasn’t because they didn’t w.... More »
Julie Foudy is a two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist. She played for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987–2004. Foudy finished her international career with 271 caps and served as the team’s captain from 2000–2004 as well as th.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Ok, even the most diehard Miami Heat fans must have thought the photos of various people “Lebroning” were a little bit funny. But the reality is that a severe muscle cramp and heat illness can be very serious…
When I met PolicyMic co-founder and CEO Chris Altchek a few years ago, he described the site as “Bleacher Report for politics,” so I’ve kept an eye on it ever since. The site focuses on news for the “millennial” generation, which is also B/R’s core audience, though unlike PolicyMic, we don’t state that as an explicit goal…
Confession: I’ve noticed I don’t do much for my dad on Father’s Day. At best, he gets a card or a call. For most of us, this is okay because we don’t need a lot of stuff. As my dad and I have gotten older, I realize our time is limited. I want him to know he’s important.
This year I’m changing things…
A souvenir baseball was a gift 3 times at Wrigley Field last Sunday when the Cubs hosted the Marlins.
A Cubs fan couldn’t haul in a foul ball in the right field bleachers hit by Marlins Marcell Ozuna in the 5th inning. The fan dropped the ball and it fell back into right-field. Chicago Cubs right fielder Nate Schierholtz retrieved the ball and distributed the ball as the first gift when he tossed it back into the crowd…