The Way to Discovering Your Child’s Dreams

The Way to Discovering Your Child’s Dreams

Career lessons from Steve Buttry, five years after leaving the Cedar Rapids Gazette + MORE

Here’s a long blog post by Steve Buttry, often referenced in this space, about the lessons he learned from his time as the editor of the Cedar Rapids Gazette, which ended five years ago. There are lessons about disaster response—there was a major flood in the city just as Buttry took the job.... More »

Arkansas Looks Into Hit Limits + MORE

Over two years ago I sent an open letter and proposals to the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) regarding hit limits in football.  Some took this as a “candy ass” approach and one that was not needed.  I disagreed with that assessment, in fact, I felt that what I wrote at the tim.... More »
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ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: The Unforeseen Fall-Out from Fans Screaming at Young Refs + MORE

      HOW ADULTS’ ABUSE OF REFEREES ENDANGERS PLAYER SAFETY by Doug Abrams On June 10, the Bakersfield Californian reported that all Kern County high school sports leagues experienced a shortage of referees and other officials again this year. The chronic shortage affected both var.... More »

Head Games: Top 5 Roadblocks to Your Child’s Performance

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 6 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on The Top 5 Roadblocks to Your Child’s Performance.  My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, counsel.... More »
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The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young Athletes

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The “10,000 Hour Rule” is adapted from a classic 1993 publication from Anders Ericsson and is widely quoted a the number of hours one must deliberately pract.... More »
There is not a more famous speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. than his “I Have a Dream” speech. It has already inspired generations, continues to inspire today, and will do so for many more generations to come.
His speech encouraged his generation to envision a life that looks far different than the one they were witnessing at the time…

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