Youth Sports Hero of the Month: Deven Jackson (Shermans Dale, Pa.) + MORE

Youth Sports Hero of the Month: Deven Jackson (Shermans Dale, Pa.) + MORE
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Heel Pain In Young Athletes: Calcaneal Apophysitis or “Sever’s Disease” + MORE

By Amol Saxena, DPM Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Palo Alto, CA Key Points: Heel pain in young athletes is a very common condition in young growing athletes Most often this is a condition called “Sever’s Disease”, a.... More »
 Youth Sports Hero of the Month: Deven Jackson (Shermans Dale, Pa.) + MORE

I Have a Dream for Kids Playing Sports + MORE

Two years ago, I first posted I have a Dream for Youth Sports. I still have that dream for kids playing sports. It motivates me to encourage parents to give their kids a positive youth sports experience. I hope that this is your dream too!   One of the most famous lines of King’s  speech .... More »

One Word That Will Raise Your Child’s Game + MORE

Is your child struggling? Maybe he’s in a slump, or perhaps she’s feeling unmotivated. I’d like to tell you about one word that will raise your child’s game. I saw my kids struggle several times through the years as they played. And it wasn’t because they didn’t w.... More »

WOC #24 Tom Bates, Head of Performance Psychology and Culture for Aston Villa FC , It’s often not what we say in coaching, but what we do that teaches them the most + MORE

What would your team look like if you let them shape and drive the culture, and if you loved them first as people before you ever tried to be coach? Would they be more like the bad news bears instead of Barcelona? If you said the bad news bears, you are dead wrong. In this The post WOC #24 Tom Bates.... More »
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Pre-Game Nerves? 8 Tips to Cope + MORE

  In spite of all our assumptions about what it takes to become a capable athlete – strength, agility, speed, balance, technical skills, cooperative behavior – one of the MOST IMPORTANT skills you can master is that of staying calm and composed under pressure. Staying loose pre-performance is.... More »

Weighing in on Michigan Situation


If you follow college football or listen to sports radio there is a good chance that you have been exposed to the story of Michigan quarterback, Shane Morris, and the apparent failure to keep him from the field after sustaining a head injury.  The official story from the University is that it was a communication […]

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By Steve Kallas
So, what do we take away from the brilliant career of Derek Jeter as it relates to youth sports?  Well, here are a couple of quotes from Jeter’s Yankee Stadium press conference before his final home game on Thursday, September 25, 2014…

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Anger in sports is a problem in every league. In this podcasting episode I have asked Ray Lokar Lokar of Basketball4ALL to discuss specific ways that coaches and parents can help athletes deal with their anger in competition. Basketball4ALL provides lessons, camps, clinics, competitions, and events for the Southern California basketball community…

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The effects of porn on marriage are widespread and devastating. Researcher Patrick Fagan, Ph.D. completed a major study of pornography and called it a “quiet family killer.” His study found that 56% of divorces had one partner with an obsessive interest in porn.
On average, 40 million Americans regularly view porn, and the overwhelming majority are men…

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junior football tournaments 1412209553 1087621395 Youth Sports Hero of the Month: Deven Jackson (Shermans Dale, Pa.) + MOREIn the city of BBQ, fountains and friendly people (and overall “coolness factor“), the Kansas City Royals hosted the Oakland A’s for a winner-take-all AL Wild Card game. For folks at the stadium, watching on TV or listening on the radio, the game turned out to be one they’ll remember for a long time…

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About three million youngsters will play youth football in the United States this fall.  Only one received sustained media coverage last month, and it was 10-year-old Deven Jackson, who took the field with the West Perry Midget Football Mustangs after a two-year absence from the gridiron.

In 2012, Deven was struck with meningitis…

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When it comes to convenient, affordable and nutritious foods, eggs deliver the perfect package.

Eggs play a significant role in mind and body energy, weight management, muscle strength, brain function, eye health and more! Whip up an individual microwave scramble in no time, or prepare the perfect hard-boiled eggs – either way you can’t go wrong…

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youth sports 1412209549 19164665 Youth Sports Hero of the Month: Deven Jackson (Shermans Dale, Pa.) + MORESports parents, you need to worry about bullies in youth sports.
Because bullies permeate the youth sports scene, and kids don’t like to talk about being bullied…
Athletes are embarrassed – and often won’t tell their parents, coaches or friends that they’re being harassed, intimidated, excluded from social groups, or even physically harmed…

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Mathew Ingram of GigaOM could have included Bleacher Report as an example in this recent piece about how successful digital media outlets like Gawker, Buzzfeed and Quartz think about news as a service, rather than as something they create and then distribute to a waiting audience.
With or without B/R, the piece is excellent, and worth reading…

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