Remembering the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, a giant of American journalism + MORE

Remembering the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, a giant of American journalism + MORE

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5 Christmas Stories Worth Re-telling Tonight

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2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12 + MORE

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Ben Bradlee, editor of the Washington Post from 1965 to 1991, died this week at the age of 93. Whenever journalism giants die, there are lots of stories around about their lives and careers.
I usually find it fruitful to read as many of them as I can find.
Bradlee, familiar to non-Beltway insiders as the character played by Jason Robards in the movie version of Woodward and Bernstein’s “All the President’s Men,” was not a sportswriter or a sports editor…

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My wife has the worst body language in the world–very difficult to read. Before we ever dated, we were supposed to hang out one night in a group. Eventually everyone canceled leaving the two of us alone which made me happy because I had a crush on her. We spent the next six hours together…

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Last week when the Chiefs played the Chargers running back Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown and was blasted in the end zone by Brandon Flowers.  A shot that Charles bounced up from and headed to the sideline while Flowers was slow to get to his feet.  The hit was helmet to face mask and the […]

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At CoachUp we’re strong believers in playing as many sports as possible when you’re younger (so long as you’re limiting yourself to one sport a season). However, one of the more difficult parts of playing multiple sports is transitioning sports from one season to the next. Depending on your age and competition level, you might end up missing some captains’ practices or even preseason practices…

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I admit it. I said and did all the wrong things with my first young athlete.
Especially before a game.
Long before we got in the car, I’d start talking about the last game. I’d talk about how big the players were, how the coaches yelled, or about my son’s mistakes…

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While there are. as MomsTEAM has often observed, a wide variety of coaching styles, techniques and philosophies in youth sports, there are a few qualities that separate good coaches from great ones. No Limits Founder and Creator, Coach Mike Basevic, a nationally-recognized performance coach, explains that there are a few rules of thumb all coaches should follow…

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