What’s Your Song of the Day? + MORE

What’s Your Song of the Day? + MORE

How to Be an AWESOME Basketball Parent! + MORE

Basketball season is here for many of you? Are you ready? Here’s some things you must bring to the game if you want to make it a great season: It’s Your Last Chance! Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the November Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate someo.... More »
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If I Could Kill A Word in Youth Sports, I’d Kill These 5 + MORE

Have you ever said something to your child you wished you could take back? Between the car ride to the game, the stands, the sidelines, and the car ride home from the game, there’s a lot of damaging words spoken by parents to their athletes. Words can hurt. Words can cause lifelong damage. W.... More »

Could Rats Help Discover the Healthiest Form of Exercise?

A new study published in the Journal of Physiology and then written about by The New York Times is making waves for its intriguing look at the human mind and exercise. In which, the researchers injected a group of male rats with a substance that helps understand the effects of exercise on the brai.... More »
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GREAT COACHES + MORE

I've learned a lot of what I know today from the great coaches who I have been fortunate enough to cross paths with over the course of my career. Here's what they've taught me: REALLY good coaches have a CONTINUOUS LEARNING, GROWTH mindset. They are always looking for ways to get better, to sha.... More »

ACCOUNTABILITY: What’s the Right Thing to Do When the Scorekeeper Messes Up?

Ask any coach or parent, and one of the main issues in sports today is a sense of accountability. That means that you need to measure up to – and own – your mistakes. Being held accountable is often a painful and inconvenient process for the key person involved. But the reality is, it ha.... More »
 
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On my radio show last Sunday, when we talked about the perennial conflicts between school/family vacations and varsity games/practices, the calls ranged all over the lot. Some folks felt that family vacations come first…others argued that being on a varsity team is a privilege not to be abused…

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nfl flag football tournament 1398471204 778919983 What’s Your Song of the Day? + MOREAs I have come to learn over the past 11 weeks in the Bleacher Report Advanced Program in Sports Media, no article is easy to write. Each one requires time, research and the will to create the best piece possible.
In one of the earlier weeks of the program, I was assigned to take over a live blog. As someone who was only used to writing game recaps and feature stories, it was a difficult task to follow along with the game and post updates while trying to enjoy it at the same time…

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