Having fun in youth sports should not be the only goal, but it’s a very important part of the game. However, every season some very subtle enemies lurk around the ball field and the court, just waiting to rob you and your child of the fun of playing sports. If you meet one of these...Read .... More »
The 24-hour rule was established at a high school where my husband taught and coached for many years. The rule was simply this: if you have a problem with the coach after a game, wait 24 hours before talking to him or her. Unfortunately, parents didn’t always abide by the rule and the result .... More »
This is a topic that doesn’t seem to be discussed all that much these days. And yet, it’s an issue that continues to be a real concern for coaches, athletic directors, parents, and of course the athletes.
I’m talking about the art of disciplining athletes, especially HS and travel team ath.... More »
Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams
The 2015-16 NFL season is underway, and (with 11 weeks under the belt) enough time has passed to draw some conclusions about standings. There’s been a number of memorable games, including the victory of the Cincinnati Bengals over the Seattle Seahawks (27-24). Th.... More »
Imagine that’s you somewhere in that scrum surrounding Tom Brady at Super Bowl Media Day Tuesday.
What’s your story going to be? What angle, what insight will you present that the 99 people you’re jockeying for position won’t get?
Here’s another question: When’s .... More »
Danny had a unique problem to confess to his men’s group. He was genuinely upset when it was his time to share. He needed ideas, he needed prayer, he needed to refocus.
“Here’s the thing,” he said to his friends. “Every morning I arrive at work cranky and in a bad mood. I chew out my employees, I’m not in the mood for work, and I tend to bite the head off of anyone who calls me or interrupts…
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…
As 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…