SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE

SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE

How to Sell Used Youth Sports Equipment

This post is sponsored and paid for by, a site where you can buy and sell used sports equipment. Their mission is to provide athletes with a more affordable way to get gear so that everyone can play the sports they love.  During 22 years of being a sports family, our closets have.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: More Discussion of E-Gaming as Sport

Building upon Doug Abram’s superb column from earlier this week about the threat that videogames pose to our kids’ long-term health, I presented to the WFAN listening audience this straightforward question: knowing how popular videogaming has become in recent years with our kids, has it.... More »

Copa America Centenario 2016 Preview

Written by Ben Nadeau, Daniel McGuinness, Danny Moon, and Terrell Brown Today, Copa America Centenario kicks off all across America, starting with the USMNT facing off against Colombia, one of the world’s best. In most years, Copa America is a tournament typically held every four years between.... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: Why are Artificial Turf Fields Falling Apart So Quickly?

Over the last couple of weeks, Matt Stanmyre and his colleague Chris Baxter of NJAdvanceMedia ( unleashed a series of investigative columns examining why so many hundreds of HS, college, and local park and rec fields — all covered with beautiful lush green artificial turf – is see.... More »
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The Ugly Truth Of Skin And Soft Tissue Infections In Young Athletes + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Skin and soft tissue infections have become increasingly common amongst athletes, including at the high school and adolescent sport ages These infections can hav.... More »
With Spring Training in full swing, it’s important to remember that your baseball workouts need to extend past just physical efforts. Baseball is an incredibly cerebral sport and it’s not all about swinging the hardest or pitching the fastest. In fact, most of the game is played out in the mind’s eye — which does […] The post Drill of the Week: Mixing Mental Exercises Into Your Baseball Workouts appeared first on CoachUp Blog.

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This is Part 3 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. The transformation of kids from pre-elementary through gradeschool, is mind-boggling…

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A Role for High School Athletes When Fans Resort to Slurs and Vulgarity
By Doug Abrams
Last Friday night, Catholic Memorial School downed Newton North High School, 77-73, in a hard-fought Massachusetts basketball division title matchup at Newton North High School. Catholic Memorial is an all-boys private college preparatory school in West Roxbury, and Newton North is a public school that has a large Jewish population in the community and the student body…

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