How to show self control as a parent is a challenge for most sports parents. In many ways, sports parenting can be like riding a see-saw; one minute you are riding high as you watch your child hit a home run, score a touchdown or make her first soccer goal. The next minute you are watching your....... More »
Buzzfeed editor in chief Ben Smith visited the Nieman Foundation at Harvard back in February and gave a talk about the state of online media.
As we discuss all the time around here, online media changes quickly, and it’s been five months, but I think we can still derive some value out of this .... More »
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..... More »
“Welcome to a historic event.” Is how Associate Executive Director, Kurt Gibson opened the first meeting of its kind in Illinois and for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). With the vast majority of the Council present it did not take long for all of us to get to “workR.... More »
Is Your Young Athlete a Perfectionist?
A young athlete asks:
“I’m 14 years old and have been playing tennis since I was 5. But 2 years ago I started to go to an academy. And at the same time I started to play tournaments. One of my coaches calls me a bull because I’m always so stu.... More »
I’ve written about a lot of sports at Bleacher Report and the University of Washington student newspaper. But one sport I had no experience with prior to joining the Advanced Program in Sports Media was soccer.
Sure, I watch the Champions League and try to catch the tail end of English Premier League games bright and early on Saturday mornings…
Nutrition plays a huge role in how strong your child’s teeth and bones form. You can help your kids develop and grow by encouraging healthy foods in their diet. The right foods can help teeth and enamel stay strong and healthy. Here are some common foods that can help with your children’s oral health…
When I was seven, I remember my dad coming home from work in the middle of the afternoon. He changed his clothes quickly. Then he told me why he was home. We were going to my first major league baseball game.
I’ll never forget it. The pure size of the stadium had me in awe. It was like the scene in Gladiator when they see the Coliseum for the first time…