Youth Sports Heroes of the Month: Alex Norwood (Conyers, Ga.) and Schuyler LaRue (Maryville, Tenn.) + MORE

Youth Sports Heroes of the Month: Alex Norwood (Conyers, Ga.) and Schuyler LaRue (Maryville, Tenn.) + MORE
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The Concussion Pill

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The symptoms after concussion could potentially be reduced or eliminated if proper treatment is started soon after diagnosis The exact pathways that cause concus.... More »

Life Lessons for Coaches — We Too Can Learn Them! + MORE

Thanks to our guest blogger Helen Williams for this article. Athletics is a great teaching tool; for coaches as well as their players. Sometimes we coaches forget that it’s as important for us to learn from our experiences as it is to help our players grow. I learned several things as a head c.... More »
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Resourcefulness: How Parents Help Children Achieve Goals + MORE

When our daughter Sarah was in 7th grade, her Latin Class held student chariot races—reenacting a sport that began in ancient Greece. Sarah’s goal was to build the best chariot so she and her team could win the competition. It was a fun school project, and one that had the potential to help Sara.... More »
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Youth Sports Burnout Due To Overbearing Parents + MORE

On October 10th, Huffington Post posted an article that helped summarize the findings of Dr. Chris Stankovich, a sports psychologist, who is focused on youth sports and their effects on the development of children. There is an exceptionally interesting keyword at the crux of the research: burnout. T.... More »
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The Road to Varsity - Arrived! + MORE

High school basketball season began just before Thanksgiving and in early November, I received the email I’ve been waiting ten years for : “You have new games”, read the subject line--- and when I logged into the officials’ website— I received my first VARSITY assignments!!  I could barel.... More »
 

As we head into the last month of the school year (at least for some of us), parents start asking each other, "Hey, what is your kid doing this summer? ("Translation for non-Texans: "What sports is your child playing this summer?")

As lots of sports parents know, summer does not always mean fun and hanging out by the swimming pool anymore…

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Lots of smarter people than I am have already chimed in with their thoughts and opinions about the racist comments from the Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling.
But from a sports parenting perspective, this is actually a golden opportunity to talk to your young athletes about the issue of racism. It’s a real teachable moment…

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May Basic Training: Get Fit

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Wow! May Basic Training is here already. It doesn’t seem too long ago that we began this journey to become a better dad in 2014. But here we are ready to kick off May’s training. Congratulations on sticking around and adding new habits each month. If you are new to All Pro Dad Basic Training, click here to catch up…

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Sixteen-year-old Atlanta-area first baseman Alex Norwood hit a dramatic grand slam in a winning cause on March 21, but his truly game-changing hit was none that never appeared on the scoreboard.

In a junior varsity game at Newtown High, the Rockdale County High junior came through in the clutch in a way that mattered even more when, between the second and third innings, home plate umpire Woody Reagin suffered a massive heart attack and collapsed…

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Rick Reilly has announced he’s giving up his ESPN column in June, but he published a piece last week that reads like a valedictory.
I confess I’m not a fan of Reilly, who I find is often sentimental, lazy and out of touch. Even in this piece, he refers to “my five decades of sports writing…

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