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Molly Knight on rough moments as she got her start + MORE

Molly Knight, author of one of the big baseball books of the year, “The Best Team Money Can Buy,” about the Los Angeles Dodgers of the last few years, wrote about how she got her start in the sportswriting business for espnW last week. She writes that she came late to writing, having dit.... More »

How I Made Peace with My Child’s Lack of Playing Time

Lack of playing time is a cause for extreme concern for many sports parents. I know it was for me. Worrying about playing time kept me awake at night, made my stomach upset and sometimes made me irritable and negative. I suppose if it happened every season with every child, I would have gotten used..... More »

So you want to be a beat writer? Grantland’s Curtis shows how the sausage is made + MORE

Bryan Curtis, who is an essential voice on the media beat at Grantland, told the story last week behind the recent tensions between the Oklahoma Thunder’s two big stars and the media. Distant Thunder: What Did Oklahoma City’s Media Do to Piss Off Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant? is a loo.... More »
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10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports + MORE

10 Things I Want My Athlete to Experience During Youth Sports Dear Coach, I am excited for my child to play on your team. As you put in hours and hours of your time preparing for the game, and I put in hours and hours watching the results, I would ask you to remember that […] The post 10 Thing.... More »

Overhydration Deaths on the Football Field Are Preventable

  By Tamara Hew Butler, DPM, Ph.D., FASCM When we hear about catastrophic injury and death amongst athletes, we typically think about concussion (1), cardiac arrest (2) and heatstroke. (3) Exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is rarely uttered amongst the "big three", despite .... More »

How Sport Coaches Learn

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

I love surfing through the SportsCoachUK website. Nothing like it based in the US. Chuck full of information for coaches and those who develop them. Never disappointed when I go there for information and resources.
Recently I discovered a SportsCoachUK study dated January 2010 study titled “Coach Learning & Development: A Review of Literature…

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Early this Sunday morning many of you will change the time on your clock as part of Daylight Savings Time. Part of the intent is to give us more daylight hours to do the things we do each day. And today, we all have a ton of things to do!
Most people pack their days with stuff, usually too much stuff to complete in one day…

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 1394203752 1199525094 This is Interesting.  Share Your Thoughts + MOREBleacher Report Featured Columnist of the Month Justin Neuman’s devotion to Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange was solidified around an inoperable sump pump.
It was 2003, Syracuse was taking on Texas in the Final Four, and Neuman’s house in Baldwinsville, N.Y., was on the verge of an icy flooding…

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A young South Africa soccer fan invades pitch after Brazil beat South Africa, and with the help of several Brazil players, posed for pictures and was hoisted up by the Brazilian players.
The game in Soweto was easily won by the Brazilians by a 5-0 score.  As the young boy tried to get close to the Brazilian players, security members stopped him and were apparently going to lead him back to the stands…

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I just saw this on Twitter from @NSAFitness, Time to Re-think the Zürich Guidelines? appearing as an editorial in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine March, 2014 issue. I can think of many reasons to re-think Zurich; the two biggest is no inclusion of return-to-learn/work and the obvious lack of coalition in concussions…

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national flag football tournament 1394203752 862942517 This is Interesting.  Share Your Thoughts + MOREThere is a lot to learn at Bleacher Report. Getting to know it all is time consuming, but it’s worth it.
The most valuable takeaway I’ve received so far as a Texas Rangers Featured Columnist and as part of the Advanced Program in Sports Media is learning to keep up with the changes in social media and translating them into my writing…

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The Power of Visualization & the Beatles

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

In the opening seconds of the Beatles song,
http://www.instituteforsportcoaching.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/12-Get-Back.m4a, you can hear John Lennon providing instruction, “…picture your fingers.” I love that–the Beatles using visualization techniques to do their magic!
Of course, the best recording of that song has to be the roof top concert version–the last time the Beatles played together in public…

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My son’s youth baseball league now utilizes a new system for league registrations. It’s pretty cool as all registrations are done online through their online league toolbox. When I clicked the link they emailed me to register, it went right to my online account, and both of my boy’s names were already listed as players…

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