Sports Dads, can we talk for a minute about your young athletes? As a coach’s wife for 3 decades and sports mom for 21 years, I’ve seen just about every kind of sports dad there is, and I know you–you are most likely very competitive, love your child, and ultimately just want him o.... More »
What to Tell Children When Professional Athletes Stray
By Doug Abrams
The past few years have exposed a darker side of professional sports, in full view of children who follow their favorite stars. In bygone decades, some players were no angels but sportswriters chose silence over public re.... More »
The “Me, Me, Me” Epidemic is here!
It’s that time – or ALMOST that time anyway! My new book, The “ME, ME, ME” EPIDEMIC: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World hits bookstores in less than a month on August 11, 2015!This book has been a labo.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
The spleen is the most commonly injured abdominal organ during sports
An enlarged spleen, such as from mononucleosis, places an athlete at additional risk of inj.... More »
A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.
What makes this game diff.... More »
Bleacher Report’s Attribution Guidelines say that “All quotations, paraphrases, and statistical analysis from other published works must be accompanied by attributions to original source material.”
While quotations and paraphrases are fairly straightforward, it’s a bit more difficult to determine what type of statistical analysis requires sourcing…
It’s difficult to turn on a television or view the Internet without seeing examples of people doing bad things and reaping rewards from their actions. For instance, Jordan Belfort, the real life “Wolf of Wall Street,” who conned piles of money from innocent, hardworking people spent little time suffering for his crime…
AAU basketball (Amateur Athletic Union) season brings both anticipation and dread for parents of avid ballers. Don’t you ever ask yourself, Why are we putting ourselves through this? Two of my three kids played AAU basketball in middle and high school and I will tell you that it is not an easy commitment for a…