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October 19, 2018

Understanding the role of parents in youth sports

» The following is an excerpt from "#HeySportsParents!: An Essential Guide for any Parent with a Child in Sports" by Sharkie Zartman and Dr. Robert Weil. It offers tips and guidance for parents in youth sports who want to make their experience as me...


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October 17, 2018

Kobe Bryant discusses the value of sports, coaches

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was the headline speaker Tuesday at The Aspen Institute's 2018 Project Play Summit. During his conversation with Kevin Carroll, he offered insight on learning the game of basketball and how his coaches influenced h...


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October 10, 2018

Full Sail University plans largest on-campus esports arena in U.S.

[caption id="attachment_27008" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Full Sail University Unveils Plans to Build "The Fortress" The Largest On-Campus Collegiate Esports Arena in the U.S.[/caption] Full Sail University today unveiled plans to build a st...


October 5, 2018

Texas high school football player suspended after attacking opponent during game

A Texas high school football player has been suspended indefinitely after body slamming and choking an opponent during a game. Waco University and Burleson faced off last month, and the attack took place during a kickoff return. In the video below...


October 5, 2018

2018’s Leaders in Innovation

Coach & Athletic Director breaks down its picks for the year's top products helping sports programs  The abundance of innovations in team sports has changed the way games are played and managed. Don’t expect that to change anytime soon. ...


October 3, 2018

Parents, coaches fight following Virginia youth football game

A brawl broke out between coaches and parents following a youth football game last weekend, and one of the spectators captured it on camera. No charges were filed and nobody was injured, and to this point no punishment has been handed down after S...


October 3, 2018

Judge denies parent’s request to put son on JV soccer team

A federal judge has denied a Missouri parent's request to place her son on the high school junior varsity soccer team after he was cut from the varsity squad. U.S. District Judge John Ross issued his ruling Monday, concluding that it was too late ...


October 2, 2018

Developing as an assistant coach

To be a successful athlete, a player seeks the guidance of a good coach. Likewise, for a coach to find success, they need the support of an experienced and knowledgeable coach. Working as an assistant coach can be a powerful learning experience in...


September 25, 2018

Nominations open in the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

As young people lead the way as change-makers across the country, the Foot Locker Foundation will recognize accomplished, driven students through its Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. For the eighth consecutive year, Foot Locker Foundation, th...


September 24, 2018

The importance of retaining quality officials

[caption id="attachment_26893" align="alignleft" width="125"] Michael Poploskie[/caption] As a baseball/softball official for more than 20 years, I have seen many officials come and go. Some leave because of the time constraints of their regular j...