The College Program…Creating a Social Change + MORE

The College Program…Creating a Social Change + MORE

TRENDS: More on the Next Generation of Sports Parents

I had no idea that last Sunday’s “Sports Edge” show on what the Next Generation of Sports Parents would generate the response that it did. In sum, we had by far and away more phone calls on WFAN and more hits on to this topic that any other topic that I’ve c.... More »

NFL Divisional Round + CoachUp Contest!

We’re back! Last week’s Wildcard Weekend Pick’Em was such a massive success, we’ve decided to bring it back again. With the many injury questions surrounding the eight teams left, it’s anybody’s guess as to who will survive and advance this weekend. By now, you kn.... More »
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TRAVEL TEAMS: Time to Re-Think Them? + MORE

I think I touched a nerve this AM on the radio show because I brought up a topic that most sports parents don’t want to talk about – the fear and anxiety of their youngster being on a travel team. In short, once your kid is on a travel team, there’s tremendous pressure to play that.... More »

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Sports Parents

I first posted these 10 resolutions for sports parents a couple of years ago, but in my opinion, we need to be reminded of them every year! Will you resolve to be positive sports parents in 2016? 1. Love your child before the game.Express your support and love in such a way that has no...Read M.... More »
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#tbt: Eye Opener from 2012: Was it overlooked? + MORE

Originally titled “Bombshell Found in Sports Illustrated Vault” this post appeared on July 4, 2012…  To this day, it may be one of the most poignant articles I have written about the road we have been down.  I believe that this post still rings true, two years later, in regards t.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Men’s Journal author Daniel Duane provides an interesting and provocative commentary on “getting fit”, you can listen to the CaptainU podcast below. Some of his points are:
The gym is your enemy- best to work with free weights on the periphery of the gym and avoid the various machines highlighted in the middle
Five key lifting activities will provide the greatest return for your effort: squat, deadlift, pushup, pullup, bench press
You can lift and train far less often than you think, as long as you are smart about using the key lifts…

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With the cost of college rising each year, St. Louis father and son duo, Tim and James Twellman created The College Program.

The College Program provides services and programs to help families and students decide what school is the right choice for college.

And more significantly, what school financially makes sense…

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I live in the racing capitol of the world, Indianapolis. This time of year, the buzz in this area is about the Indianapolis 500…one of the biggest racing events in the world.
There is also another major racing event which happens about 90 minutes south of here in Louisville, the Kentucky Derby…

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When you think of sports you automatically think of the physical actions it takes to do perform the various moves and plays. Being athletic, physically gifted, and talented plays a big part.
But after you reach a certain level, everybody is athletic, gifted, and talented physically. But not everybody is mentally tough or exceeds at the emotional parts of playing sports…

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NYU journalism professor and media critic Jay Rosen took part in a Reddit Ask Me Anything this week, and as you might expect, several of his answers should be very interesting to students or early-career journalists.
Rosen, who has about 137,000 followers on Twitter, is an advisor to the news startup First Look Media, which was founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and features writing stars such as Glenn Greenwald and Matt Taibbi…

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