There can be no saying whether the founders of the National Football League ever thought of women playing in the league. Since its inception, the NFL has been an all-men’s affair on the player’s side. That could change in the near future. Becca Longo of Arizona is the first female to have re.... More »
How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing
This post is dedicated to a reader who asked a very important question about how to stay positive even when you know you are losing.
I can understand how this would be difficult in our current sports culture where so much emphasis is placed .... More »
How to Avoid Pressuring Young Athletes
A sports parent asks:
“When should children be encouraged to push through the hard times and when is it okay for them to just take a break?”
At a certain point in your children’s athletic careers, all parents must ask themselves this questionR.... More »
How Can Parents Help Athletes Have Fun?
A sport parent asks:
“My 5-yr-old niece is playing softball and right now she is experiencing issues of not wanting to bat with fear of getting out. It’s real bad and embarrassing, she keeps crying and having tantrums in the dugout. Also today after f.... More »
Victory quotes have always inspired and moved men and women to achieve great things. There are endless tails of glorious victories on the battlefield. But there are also smaller moments of achievement in everyone’s lives almost every day. Even in doing simple things you can find yourself getting a.... More »
A lot of mistakes happen when you work too quickly. Just ask anyone who showed up on the Marquette campus last week expecting a press conference announcing Shaka Smart as the new men’s basketball coach.
Or anyone at the New York Post, which reported that a body found in a ditch was that of former NBA player Quinton Ross, when in fact it was someone else with the same name…
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
This week we’ll take one final look at a section from the consensus statement in the British Journal of Sports Medicine regarding the benefits of resistance training for young athletes…
Dad, do your kids say your wardrobe is uncool or boring? While there may be some truth to the complaints about your fashion choices, we think this group of dads is pretty awesome. Watch how they take average to awesome with this commercial for Averagé: America’s Most Popular Clothing Line.
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