So what do former NBA superstars do when they retire?
Do they just sit around, counting their millions in the bank? Do they become TV commentators and rub elbows on the set with other former stars?
Or do they, like Penny Hardaway, return very quietly to their hometown to help out an old buddy who i.... More »
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In a piece that appears in both Slate and Deadspin, Stefan Fatsis sharply criticizes Sports Illustrated for its coverage of Mizzou linebacker Michael Sam coming out as gay.
Fatsis, who spent about a decade each with the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal and has written th.... More »
Listening to one another is one of the most important ways parents and children create close, loving relationships.
When kids feel seen, heard, and understood, they learn the meaning of empathy. They acquire the abilities to emotionally connect with others, make friends, and develop lifelong social .... More »
Have you ever felt the pain of politics in youth sports? If so, you will identify with this mom’s story: My two sons who played football in high school were both what I consider victims of politics. It has soured my taste for kids and sports. When my oldest son was a freshman he was...Read.... More »
Are you pumped for another year of youth sports? Is your child excited about playing and having fun? I am very excited to share with you something that will help you and your child have an awesome year of sports! It’s a first-time opportunity that I’m very excited about! Here’s how.... More »
Russell Wilson just won the biggest game of his life in Super Bowl XLVIII. In this interview, watch as Russell tells how has dad inspired him to be the player he is today. It’s a great example of the ripple effects a father can have on his son.
New York City Councilman Stephen Levin announced a few days before the Super Bowl that he was going to introduce the Youth Football Safety Act, which would mandate that any youth football teams which play in New York City.
In effect, this legislation would stipulate a medical doctor would have to be in attendance at any game in the PSAL (Public HS School League), Catholic HS League, or Pop Warner leagues…
Parents across the country read with great concern this week’s news about the extraordinarily high usage rate of anabolic steroids and other Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs – such as HGH, dietary supplements, etc.) by America’s gay and bi teenage boys.
The study in the journal Pediatrics revealed that about 21% of this segment of the population admits to using steroids…
These are the words assistant Outlaws’ coach Tony Coley barked at 8-year-old Tamari Hayes in last night’s fifth episode of "Friday Night Tykes." Ordered to run a lap (as punishment for a mistake or rule violation so trivial that I somehow missed it), Tamari walked around the practice field instead…
Over and over, coaches and parents tell us that when kids build confidence in sports, they boost it in other areas of their lives.
For example, at Kids’ Sports Psychology, we teach kids how to cope with worries about what everyone is thinking of them. As you know, this is a worry that affects kids—especially teens—in all areas of their lives…
Giancarlo King racked up more than 210,000 reads on 14 stories in January, but that’s not why he’s the Bleacher Report Featured Columnist of the Month. It’s the range of his coverage: The New Jersey native took on a prominent publishing role for three NFL franchises this season.
“Most NFL FCs dedicate their focus to one team—something that affords those writers a sense of expertise and proficiency writing about their favorite team,” said B/R NFL Associate Editor Justin Onslow…
Open up a blank document on your computer. Then compile a list of thirty sentences stating why you’re grateful your wife married you and thirty sentences why you’re grateful for each of your kids. Some can be funny. Others should be touching. Space these sentences out in a way that can easily be cut out with scissors…