The Dad Quote That Changed Me + MORE

The Dad Quote That Changed Me + MORE

LEGAL CONCERNS: HS Basketball Player Tweets About Lack of Playing Time, Gets Cut, and Files Lawsuit

There was a lawsuit filed last week in Ohio that in so many ways has come to symbolize where we are these days in terms of HS sports in this country… In short – a former HS basketball player sued his varsity coaches, AD, principal, and the school district because he was cut from his team. And wh.... More »

Have you Ever Felt the Pain of Politics in Youth Sports?

Have you ever felt the pain of politics in youth sports? If so, you will identify with this mom’s story: My two sons who played football in high school were both what I consider victims of politics. It has soured my taste for kids and sports. When my oldest son was a freshman he was...Read.... More »

How to Pull Your Child Out of the Dumps of Discouragement + MORE

Youth sports is a roller coaster of emotions, for parents and kids. And when you are at a low point in the ride, it seems like climbing out of the dumps of discouragement is a very daunting task. Hitting slumps. Dry shooting spells. Missed shots. Or maybe your child feels dejected because of team .... 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 »
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Football Under Assault- But Good News About Heads Up Tackling

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed an alarmingly high percentage of brains of deceased football players had fin.... More »
 
Every once in a while you stumble across a wise word that changes the game. It opens your mind to a new insight, and gives you the hope to achieve it. I experienced this a few years ago. It reshaped my outlook on my marriage and parenting.
“The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother…

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When the State High School Athletic Association Spurns Academics
By Doug Abrams
 
Every so often, a news story appears about some state legislature considering a bill so commonsensical that we wonder why the lawmakers even spend their time on it. Bills proclaiming “State Tulip Week,” or declaring the turnip as the “Official State Vegetable,” come to mind…

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