The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MORE

The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MORE
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Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Knee cap instability is common in young athletes, especially in girls who participate in jumping, cutting, or pivoting sports Most mild instability issues and fi.... More »

5 Ways to Be Remembered as a Good Father

  I was driving back home when I received the news I had been dreading. A year and a half prior, my close friend Mike called me to tell me he had cancer. Now I received the message that he was gone, leaving behind a lovely wife and two beautiful daughters. A day after I received the news, I fle.... More »
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Leaving a Legacy Like the Story of St. Patrick + MORE

  Today we celebrate the life of the 5th century holy man St. Patrick of Ireland. When Patrick was a teenager, he was a Roman living in Britain and went by the name Patricius. He was from a well-off family. It was around this time that he was abducted to primitive Ireland and forced to work as .... More »
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COACHING TIPS: Are the Days of Yelling and Screaming Over? + MORE

Absolutely fascinating discussion this AM on “The Sports Edge” on WFAN Sports Radio. The subject? Have we reached a juncture where coaches who rely upon screaming and yelling have become, well, outdated? The opinons poured in from callers. Among the highlights: > “Coaches need t.... More »

Small Steps, Big Changes: Easy Food Hacks for Healthier Kid Favorites

Creating Dishes Kids Will Honestly Ask For As parents, we’ve ALL been there. We’ve tried to lovingly craft a meal that’s different and healthy for our kids only to be met with a resounding ‘ewwwww….” from across the table. It can feel discouraging and sometimes even IMPOSSIBLE to get t.... More »
A few weeks ago hundreds of thousands of people converged on New York City for the Super Bowl. Each year no matter where it is held, it is a huge event. It is also a huge opportunity. A huge opportunity for those in the business of human trafficking.

The average age a teen enters the sex trade in the U…

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Each year, thousands of children are kidnapped for the purpose of prostitution and pornography. Oftentimes, this happens right under our nose and we are none the wiser. This short video clip highlights the horror of human trafficking and how it happens.

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nfl flag football tournament 1394027335 1333923053 The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MOREThe Big Lead has an interview with Jeff Pearlman, who has just released “Showtime,” a book about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers.
It’s a good read because Pearlman, a former Sports Illustrated writer who has also written books about Walter Payton, the ’90s Dallas Cowboys, Roger Clemons, Barry Bonds and the 1986 New York Mets, talks about his process of conceiving, researching and writing a book…

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The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play


Let me be blunt and scream this from the rooftop: the best athletes PLAY sports. They don’t work them, they play them. When sport becomes more work than play, athletes struggle, they grind, and if they cannot get back to playing instead of working, they eventually drop out. From youth to pros, when the fun […

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