The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MORE

The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MORE

All the King’s Horses

Editor’s Note: Sports Feel Good Stories is proud to include an excerpt from Barry Milazzo’s All the King’s Men – Finding Purpose and Hope in Brokenness and Impossibility. Book Background Barry Milazzo’s son Bryson suffered a catastrophic medical brain injury after his 8.... More »
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Does More Spending On Kids’ Sports Cause More Pressure? + MORE

Parents, think twice before investing a lot of money into youth sports. While your intentions may be well-meaning, your efforts may backfire. That’s the word from a new study about spending and youth sports. The author, Travis Dorsch, found that higher parental spending creates sports kids who.... More »

ACCOUNTABILITY WITH ATHLETES: Steubenville HS Football Player Convicted of Rape Does His Time, Returns to Playing Field + MORE

That terrible episode that occurred in Steubenville, Ohio a couple of years ago refuses to go away. Very briefly, in a town where HS football is a big, big deal, two star players were convicted of digitally penetrating a passed-out 16-year-old girl who had drunk too much at an all-night party. Digit.... More »
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When Can I Play Again: Hand Metacarpal Fracture + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Most hand metacarpal fractures in high school aged athletes can be treated in a cast, although in some instances surgery may be needed Cast treatment will typica.... More »
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Meal Timing: Does It Matter When You Eat? + MORE

  Meals and snacking patterns have changed over the past 40 years. You have undoubtedly noticed that many of us are eating fewer calories from meals and more calories from snacks. As a result, I get questions from both athletes and non-athletes alike about how to best fuel their bodies: Shou.... More »

The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards

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 1394550814 758444812 The CoachUp 2013 Coach Awards + MOREWe’re pleased to announce the winners of our first ever CoachUp Coach Awards. We established the CoachUp Awards to recognize our top coaches whose phenomenal work is helping athletes around the country reach another level. The CoachUp team took a number of factors into account when awarding these honors, such as: coach score, client reviews, testimonials, response rate, and first-hand experience working with coaches directly…

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The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a new position statement on the management of sport concussion.. The release came during the NATA’s 5th annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Washington, DC.

The statement is an update to the NATA’s original 2004 concussion guidelines (Guskiewicz KM, et al…

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Be Who We Be

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“Be who we be. If we be who we ain’t, we ain’t who we be.” I said this to my team once in a pregame speech. What I wanted them to understand was that if we expected to be successful and reach the goals we set for ourselves, we would need to consistently be at our best. We needed to do the right things to the best of our ability as often as possible…

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Spring Break is a time your kids are definitely looking forward to. But maybe you aren’t. Perhaps your kids are on break, but you aren’t. Or maybe you are off work, but can’t afford to go anywhere. Or maybe your spouse has to work, while you and the kids get a break. What can you do to make your spring break staycation fun for the entire family?
Whether you are able to take a trip or not, you want to make the most of any time off…

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Magazine editor Ann Friedman, who says she’s been in the biz since 2005, writes in an essay at CJR.org, “Journalists my age and younger have never operated under the illusion that a staff job at The New Yorker or a New York Times column was in our future. But nearly a decade into the digital-media revolution, another shift has occurred…

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The boy was a proud member of the Greensburg HS varsity basketball team. Problem was, the head coach informed the young man that the team had a strict policy about hair length and maintaining a clean cut image, and that unless he cut his hair, he would be off the team.
The boy protested. He pointed out that there were no such rules for the other varsity boys’ teams at the HS, and certainly no such hair-length rules applied to the girls’ teams…

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