Lionel Messi lay battered on the turf. As he raised his head from the grass, he spit out a mouthful of blood and a tooth. He’d just taken an elbow to the face, one of many kicks, elbows, and bruises he would endure that day. Soon after another player was given a red card for
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My daughter just finished another season of high school swim and had one of the best season's of her career to date. Her hair also survived t.... More »
If your child gets angry when playing sports, you’re not alone. I’d guess that most athletes do at one time or another. Your goal, as a sports parent should not necessarily be to expect your child to never get angry, but rather help them handle the anger…
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CoachUp Roundtable: Athletic Beards, Soccer in the USA, and Instagramming Food As promised, CoachUp is dedicated to bringing you fresh ideas in content each and every day — so, we’re trying something totally new: the CoachUp Roundtable! We’ll grab a couple new people and gab about .... More »
Do you find that your days are flying by all too quickly because you’re so busy? When this happens it’s easy to forget to “smell the roses” along the way. Parents are especially susceptible to this because raising kids is probably the most demanding job ever. Who even has the.... More »
During a Green Bay Packers win over the Atlanta Falcons earlier this season, Peter King, the NFL’s dean of sportswriters, found a new level of respect for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Here’s how King described one particular third and two play late in the first quarter:”At the snap, Rodgers’ first look, a long one, was to the left for Nelson…
Everyone likes a good set of New Year’s Resolutions. They’re expected, they’re fun, they’re glib, they’re trendy and, sometimes, they’re inspirational. Once in a while, they stick; most of the time, they don’t.
“I resolve to lose ten pounds.”
“I resolve to go to the gym five times a week…