What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + MORE

What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + MORE

3 Life Skills that Playing Sports will Teach Your Child

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. Perhaps you’ve heard over and over about the life skills that playing sports will teach your child. I believe very strongly that it offers a golden opportunity for parents and coaches to help d.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Joy (and Benefits) of Running + MORE

Next Sunday morning is the 40th anniversary of the running of the NYC Marathon, and in what has become something of an annual tradition on my radio show, I like to spend at least one Sunday each year talking about the sport of running. The truth is, among all the various athletic endeavors you shoul.... More »
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Heaven’s Baseball Schedule Expanded

Baseball fans in heaven are excited about the prospect of more doubleheaders, because as Banks said, “It’s a great day for a ball game; let’s play two!” Baseball great Ernie Banks died yesterday at the age of 83. “Mr. Cub” was noted for his sunny disposition, loy.... More »
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Ankle Sprain: When Can I Play Again + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Recovery and return to play after ankle sprains will vary depending on the severity of the injury, and the injured athlete’s unique healing response Sport spec.... More »
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Why Athletes Become Intimidated – Peaksports Video + MORE

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about how to overcome being intimidated by competitors. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcas.... More »
flag football tournament 1415973518 1687454221 What Every Sports Parent Needs to Know About Dealing with Young Coaches + MOREThad Novak’s passion was college basketball.
Thad was someone many people who work at Bleacher Report never had the privilege of meeting. Yet many of those same people gained a level of respect for him, and none of them had a bad word to say about him or his work. Many of us never really knew how sick he was…

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How do you feel about your child having young coaches? In 21 years of being a sports mom, I saw mostly older coaches who were parents, but every now and then my kids had a rookie that was in their 20s and on more than one occasion I felt bad for the way those youngsters were treated. If…Read More

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You may think that you’re boosting kids’ confidence, but in reality, you might cause them to feel more expectations.
For example, if you say, “Be sure to score three goals,” it can make kids feel more expectations…

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In what has been a long time coming the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released the long-awaited guidelines from their concussion summit in July.  The NFHS is basically the governing body that most, if not all, states look to when implementing rule changes in sports, policies for participation and for sports […]

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The joke – and it’s an old one – goes like this: Fred receives a windfall of $1,000. He asks a friend what’s the best thing to do with his money.
“Open a checking account,” his friend said. “Then, whenever you need some money, you just write out a check.”
Fred thinks that is a great idea and does exactly that…

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