When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MORE

When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MORE

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports + MORE

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports Out in California, lawmakers and State Senator Richard Pan are trying to introduce a new bill that would change everything in youth sports. No, it doesn’t have to do with goal-scoring or rule changes on the field; instead, it has everyt.... More »

The Power of Hightower: Coach Tim just keeps on runnin’ + MORE

A few weeks ago, we were so pleased to support one of our very own as Tim Hightower returned to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints. Back then, a slew of injuries to the New Orleans Saints’ running backs gave Coach Tim a golden opportunity to prove that he was ready to contribute once again..... More »

Preparticipation Sports Physicals: Not Foolproof

  A preparticipation sports physical (PPE) is designed to assess for conditions that put an athlete at risk for serious harm or even death. It also provides the opportunity to educate athletes, parents, and guardians about the risks and benefits of sports participation, and, since it is th.... More »

EPL Previews: Can Southampton replace Pelle, Mane, and Wanyama? + MORE

EPL Previews: Can Southampton replace Pelle, Mane, and Wanyama? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the slew of underdo.... More »

10 Signs You are Coddling Your Young Athlete + MORE

There’s been a lot of discussion in the youth sports world about whether parents and coaches are coddling athletes. So I thought you’d be interested in this post I just published on the Huffington Post Parent Blog yesterday: 10 Signs You are Coddling Your Young Athlete After you’ve.... More »

The Apology Your Wife Needs

– allprodad.com

 
A friend recently asked me if I had done anything lately to upset my wife.  Not only had I not upset her, but I had just arranged for flowers to be delivered to her.  No special occasion – just telling her I loved her.  I was ahead of the game.  Maybe I was cocky.  That’s normally when I fall on my face…

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nfl flag football tournament 1403636061 1150538747 When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

During the World Cup the Uruguay team allowed a player with an obvious concussion to continue playing in the same game, risking permanent injury to the player
Youth Sports organizations in the US must take the lead and require proper concussion recognition for their coaches…

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Note: This is a response to yesterday’s B/R Blog post, Does the definition of quality journalism ever change?
The question of quality journalism looms over our industry due to the rapid rise of new technology. Newspapers never had an issue with this subject when their papers were delivered by newspaper boys on bikes…

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flag football tournament 1403636068 1787815164 When defining journalism “quality,” we can’t let the tail wag the dog + MOREThe prevailing thought trend in youth sports today is that kids should be having fun or they should not be playing. To a certain extent, that is a healthy and worthy philosophy, but it also brings up another dilemma: what does “fun” look like in youth sports?
Is it a coach who makes your child laugh?
A team full of great friends?
The after-game pizza party and yummy snacks?
Winning?
Awards and trophies?
Fun in youth sports may mean different things to different kids…

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