Revisiting the cliche blacklist: Are there new offenders we should ban? + MORE

Revisiting the cliche blacklist: Are there new offenders we should ban? + MORE
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Funny Yogi Berra Quotes: The Best Interview in Baseball

When Joe Garagiola was providing color commentary for Baseball’s Game of the Week, you could be sure that Yogi Berra’s name would come up frequently. Seldom would a game go by without childhood friend Garagiola telling some funny Yogi Berra quotes or stories. Yogi Berra passed away yeste.... More »
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Are You RIO Ready? + MORE

The Olympic Games are by far my favorite event every four years!! I watch more TV and sports coverage online in those two weeks than I do during the four years in between the games. I have LOVED all of the pre-games commercials, but my favorites have to be “Salute” and “That’.... More »

How Parents and Coaches Can Help Cut Down on Concussions + MORE

On September 13, 2016, coaches and youth sports leaders around the world will participate in Team Up Day, a day designed to focus on cutting down on youth sports concussions. The straightforward, but powerful goal of Team Up Day is to make sure as many athletes as possible hear a simple speech. Th.... More »
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Of Rowing and the River + MORE

By Hal Barnes “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) Of Rowing and the River I came to rowing rather late in life. I’ve always been an eager participant in human powered travel. Cross country skii.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Give Your Athlete the Physical Advantage + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Bryan Schwebke of ParamountperformancePT.com. Bryan is the founder and owner of Paramount Performance, a physical therapy, performance training and consulting practice dedicated to helping athletes stay healthy and.... More »
flag football tournament 1393939131 709229473 Revisiting the cliche blacklist: Are there new offenders we should ban? + MOREFifteen years ago, researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation did a national study examining kids’ perceptions of athletes’ behavior both on and off the field. According to their findings, many kids are learning lessons about sports and life from watching famous athletes.
The findings may be 15 years old, but not much has changed in the world of kids and their heroes…

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Spring is almost here! It is one of my favorite times of the year. During the winter everything dies off, but come spring you begin to see new growth, bright green grass and leaves begin to sprout, the sun seems brighter, and it energizes you!
It is very easy to notice the new growth that happens in spring, but how often do we notice the growth in our kids…

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It’s a cliché to pack a blog post about clichés with clichés, so I’m not going to do it. I should get a medal for this. I really want to do it.
That’s the thing about clichés. They’re alluring, seductive. It feels so good when your brain reaches for a clever phrase and—hey! Here’s one!
I’m sure thousands of such moments have led to this terrifying, entertaining collection of 150 clichés that have been banned from the pages of the Washington Post’s Sunday Outlook section by editor Carlos Lozada and his staff…

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