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My Olympic Journey: Off To Camp I Go, At The Olympic Training Center!

Lauren Gibbs | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Lauren Gibbs

The conversation went a little like this "So I tried out for the USA Bobsled team, don't worry I won't make the team but I am going to a bobsled camp ...

Help Your Child And Teen Learn To Win And Lose Well -- The Ins And Outs Of Sportsmanship

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

In today's culture where everyone sometimes gets a trophy for trying their best which has the positive effect of praising effort and hard work, it's s...

Coaches -- At All Levels -- Must Do More To Prevent Campus Rapes

Ken Reed | Posted 06.24.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

The sexual assault case involving Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, along with the light six-month sentence he received, has brought the problem of sexual assault on college campuses -- especially those involving college athletes -- back into the national spotlight.

Groundbreaking Program Encourages College And Professional Sports Leaders to be LGBT Inclusive

Eric Lueshen | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Lueshen

"The athletic community is ready for a cultural shift as many of us know or love someone who identifies as LGBT."

Why Banning Kenya From Rio Presents an Olympian Dilemma

The Conversation Africa | Posted 05.30.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

If Kenya were to be banned from Rio 2016, the overall inclusiveness of the Olympics and the global equality of sporting opportunities would be seriously questioned.

9 SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES FOR TODAYS SPORTS PARENT

Chris Fore | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Chris Fore

Parenting in 2016 is difficult. Coaching in 2016 is difficult. Being a kid in 2016 is difficult. Making matters worse is an online environment in w...

15 Golf Lessons That Will Change Your Life

Nicola Albini | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicola Albini

After I made the decision to pursue a hobby that had always scared me, I experienced a huge life shift. I went on to be a success coach for clients that include professional athletes. My time with them has reminded me so much of the life lessons I've taken off the green with me.

A Prescription for Gender Equity in Park Use

Kim Turner | Posted 04.24.2016 | Impact
Kim Turner

Sunday, April 24th is ParkRx Day encouraging regular "doses" of parks, trails, and open spaces to improve individual and community health. Strengtheni...

A History of Kate Middleton Playing Sports in Heels

The Cut | Posted 04.20.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: David Bebber/AFP/Getty Images) By Catie L'Heureux For a princess (or any average human), Kate Middleton has played a lot of sports in heels...

In Praise of Division III Athletics

L. Jay Lemons | Posted 04.07.2016 | Sports
L. Jay Lemons

Division III, the largest grouping in the NCAA's membership, aspires to be the purist form of intercollegiate athletic competition. As there are no athletic scholarships, all athletes compete for the love of sport.

Dear Abby

Natasha Walizer | Posted 04.08.2016 | Sports
Natasha Walizer

Prove them wrong Abby. Show the world how you will not run and hide. Show the world how each and every one of us can learn from our mistakes, our challenges, our "failures." Show the world how much more you can do for them.

Justin Trudeau Shows Off His Amazing Balancing Skills In Viral Photo

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.31.2016 | World

Beyond his political prowess, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made international headlines for his hair, his sex appeal, his selfies, and n...

New Rochelle, NY Schools Give Students Notable Choices in Athletics

Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D. | Posted 03.29.2016 | Education
Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D.

We are proud to create as many avenues as possible for our students to learn, grow and succeed. Focus in this area demonstrates the strong commitment our Board of Education, administration, faculty, staff, and coaches have to our core belief in educating the whole child.

4 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Play Sports

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.07.2016 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Regardless of the sports your children play, your family will experience many of the same benefits of family time whether helping them improve their sports skills in the backyard or at the local park, or traveling to practice and competitions.

How I Got There: Carlo Capalbo

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.17.2016 | Impact
Lan Anh Vu

Carlo Capalbo is the founder of the Prague International Marathon and the president of the organizing committee of the RunCzech Running League. In 1994, Capalbo founded the Prague International Marathon

My Son Didn't Start Today, And I Couldn't Be Prouder

Chris Fore | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents
Chris Fore

Parents, your kids will be fine if they don't start -- as long as you're fine! For the first time my son didn't start today, and I couldn't have been prouder. He was the only one on the bench standing and cheering for his teammates.

Learning to Win

Aaron Weinbaum | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
Aaron Weinbaum

People think athletes are just about sports and ability. No way. An "athlete" in my opinion is somebody that stands out, no matter what it is they choose to do. I always tell kids the same thing -- it does not matter whether you are good at certain things or not.

No, My Son Doesn't Play Sports... Really It's Ok!

Kerry Foreman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

Our society is programmed in a way, that a boy who doesn't play sports is an anomaly. What can we possibly have to say to a boy, if we can't ask him about football, basketball or soccer?

Myths of Sports Specialization

Scott Sailor | Posted 01.14.2016 | Sports
Scott Sailor

While it's easy to recognize all the positive benefits of sports participation, it's important to ensure balance. Athletes who specialize in a certain sport very early miss out on the benefits of cross training and rest, which are critical to ensuring young athletes reach important goals.

NCAA's Continuing Commitment to Preventing Concussions

Gary A. Olson | Posted 01.11.2016 | College
Gary A. Olson

The NCAA has come a long way since the leather helmet days of 1893, and fortunately for us all it continues to lead the effort to understand and prevent concussion among our student athletes --and, by extension, among all athletes.

Meet Brad Baker, Bringing Entrepreneurial Spirit to Athletics

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.07.2016 | Sports
Steve Mariotti

One Friday afternoon in Princeton, I ran into a young man working to recruit high schoolers to Princeton Football. Brad Baker is the Assistant Director of Football Operations for the Tigers. After talking for a while, it was easy to see the connections between football and entrepreneurship.

How I Got There: Roman Sebrle

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 12.29.2015 | Sports
Lan Anh Vu

Roman Sebrle is one of the world's most successful decathletes, a former World Champion, and a gold-medal winner at the 2004 Athens Olympics. In 15 ye...

Where's the Big Man on Campus?

Write for the Future | Posted 12.02.2015 | College
Write for the Future

Why did I need to be put in line? Because I needed to be shocked out of my extravagant college expectations, which had been influenced by stereotypical "college" stories told by people reminiscing about their "glory days." My initial expectations had been clouded by this way of thinking: I shouldn't be in my dorm room every night; rather, I should be out partying every chance I get.

The Spectrum of Educational Trauma

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

Current methods of education, and evaluating academic achievement, are causing long-term damage to people and communities, with the greatest impact occurring in people of color, and in low-income areas.

These 11 Secret Pregame Rituals Of Student Athletes Will Help You Win At Everyday Life

Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living

There’s nothing quite like a college campus on game day. From the parking lot tailgate to the roar of the crowd during buzzer beater plays, the e...