Anybody who has heard my radio show over the last 15 years knows that I’m a big supporter of Ivy League baseball. To me, there’s just something very unique and special about talented baseball players who are also brilliant and accomplished students. Even more, because the baseball season.... More »
Guest Post by Katie Hurley, LCSW
Six months ago, I took my eight-year-old daughter on a road trip to San Francisco. It was her first trip to the area and she researched the city to find the best spots to visit. The list was long and we didn’t stand a chance of completing it in two days, but she.... More »
To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 6 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on The Top 5 Roadblocks to Your Child’s Performance. My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, counsel.... More »
How to Handle Bullying in Youth Sports
Parents, it’s easy to assume that bullying won’t strike your sports kids.
Truth is, bullying is rampant in youth sports today.
Kids bully each other and even coaches bully kids… Even parents bully each other!
The weaker players are not always the tar.... More »
Leadership is not based on a title. How can your child lead when he/she is not given the “title” of leadership? More about positive sports parenting: How to Fight the Virus That’s Infecting Youth Sports How to Fight Back
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This continuing “Guest Series” is being authored by Terry Ott and will delve into the Canadian Football League and the issues revolving around it and brain injury. His process began nearly a year ago, but Mr. Ott picked up some steam with the release of“League of Denial”. He has since found himself running into dead-ends and basically […]
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
If you live in the U.S. and have even a passing interest in the upcoming Winter Olympics then you’ve seen her by now- Mikaela Shiffrin. The 18-year-old skier currently living in Colorado has become the youngest American World Cup winner in history…
Meet Coach Corey H.! Corey is an experienced basketball player out of Sacramento who has coached high school and junior high basketball. He loves basketball and became a coach to stay involved with the sport. He wants to share his knowledge of the game and help athletes reach their goals.
Tell us about your experience with basketball…
100 years from now, will what you’re doing matter? This simple question easily puts things into perspective as we go about our daily lives. It isn’t the car we drive, or the amount of money we have, or even the size of the house we live in that matters- all these things will eventually fade away…
The score is tied, the last seconds are winding down on the clock, and 13 year-old Easton Gamoke finds himself with the ball in his hands. The biggest problem? His target is the full length of the court away from him. With no time to advance the ball further, he launches a baseball throw shot.
Miraculously, the ball goes in and his Winona YMCA Runnin’ Rebels get the win…
In the NFL we have publicly disclosed injuries, including concussions, so we can (and have) track the numbers that are reported to see if there is a change in outcomes. Certainly there are flaws with the reporting system as we have discussed many times but at least we can get a set of consistent numbers […]
You ever find yourself reading something, thinking, “I know that,” and then skimming until you find new information?
What if you could write so that none of your readers ever did that?
Well, you can’t. That’s because there’s no way to know what every one of your readers know…