Sports Illustrated panel: Female sports reporters under 30 talk about their careers + MORE

Sports Illustrated panel: Female sports reporters under 30 talk about their careers + MORE
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55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development!  The following authors share the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special need.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Parents Sue School District So Their Injured Son Can Play in Championship Game

Every so often, something happens in the course of amateur and youth sports that makes one pause….and makes one think about whether we as sports parent really do have our priorities in order. Let ask you this: if your son, a HS football player, had been diagnosed with a possible concussion, would .... More »
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Advice from successful APSM candidates on how to pass B/R’s educational program’s application + MORE

Bleacher Report’s paid Advanced Program in Sports Media offers participants an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of digital sportswriting, boost their 21st-century sports reporting skills and test their knowledge while covering stories they care about. But admissions standards are very hig.... More »

A Quick Guide to Vitamins and Supplements for Athletes

What’s the bottom line when it comes to vitamins and supplements for athletes? The subject of vitamins and supplements for athletes can fill books, but in this post I am going to give you a very simple tutorial on what’s best for your child. This post is sponsored by Smarty Pants Vitamin.... More »

4 Things Your Child’s High School Coach May Not Tell You, But SHOULD + MORE

This is Part 4 of a 6-part series What Your Child’s Sports Coach Wants You to Know, sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to give parents, coaches, and teams a tool that will facilitate clear and consistent communication.   If your child is playing high school sports, th.... More »
If you follow the subject of sports-related concussions, you’ve probably seen a flurry of news on the subject of impact sensors in the last couple of weeks. As someone who has been writing about and beta testing impact sensors for the past five years, I have, of course, been monitoring developments, too…

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I find the “media panels” that Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch hosts fascinating and illuminating.
Deitsch occasionally convenes roundtable discussions, via email, among working pros on topics in sports media. This week, in response to the news that 28-year-old Katie Nolan will be hosting a nightly show on Fox Sports 1 starting in March, Deitsch gathered seven women who are 30 and under and working in sports media to talk about their experience in the business…

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The Sports Balancing Act

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Competition, on many levels, is a good thing if it allows us to set lofty goals for ourselves and to become the best we can be
Competition for any individual young athlete needs to be carefully balanced
In my opinion it is principally the parent’s job to figure out where the proper balance is for their child

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Originally posted on The Concussion Blog in September of 2010… If you are reading this from Canada you know Dr. Gifford-Jones.  If not, you probably do not.  He is a doctor that has his opinions and editorials published across Canadian newspapers.  His most recent, about concussions is so good I am going to post the […]

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There are bound to be days when your child wants to quit sports. What will you say when that happens?         Are You Frustrated with the Politics of Youth Sports? The issue of politics in youth sports can take all the fun out of the game – if you let it! I…Read More

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I hear many complaints these days about the younger generation’s lack of civility. And indeed, times have changed. But where do we draw the line when it comes to respectful behavior in children? How do we teach them to live considerately of others?
While driving through Seattle recently, I saw a small group of boys on a neighborhood street corner…

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Robin Williams was an amazing talent. Although he was an unbelievable comedian, I always enjoyed his dramatic portrayals more. One his most powerful scenes came in the movie Good Will Hunting with Matt Damon. Damon’s character, Will, had gone through foster care. During that time, he had been severely physically abused…

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