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Music Turns Me on: A Conversation With the Hot Band Dopapod

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Listening to music is one way I thrive in this world and Dopapod songs find their way on to my playlists daily.

Everything You Need To Know About Teens and Sports

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

High school has started for teens all over the country, and parents and teens are grappling with all sorts of issues around playing team sports.

The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.21.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

As someone who has worked for institutions of higher education for more than four decades, it is especially embarrassing for me that colleges appear to have the worst record in sports for hiring women and people of color.

The Trick to Making Sports Fun for Kids? Good Coaching

Edwin Moses | Posted 10.12.2014 | Impact
Edwin Moses

The "fun" factor in the study that stands out most to me is positive coaching. This brings to light a major problem in youth sports today -- the lack of quality coaches and mentors.

Sport Psychology Still Doesn't Get the Respect It Deserves

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why isn't mental training treated the same as physical and technical training?

Meltdown Imminent? Time for a 60-Second Emergency 3-B-C

Millie Grenough | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

"You Westerners. You're so one-dimensional. You don't even know how to breathe!" So said Lous, my Indonesian mentor, when I whined about a grue...

Loyalty and Responsibility

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

We hear so much these day about banks and companies that have become so large they are unable to manage themselves -- that there are so many layers of bureaucracy that illegal and unethical behavior can go undetected for years.

J is for Judgment

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Judgment is "the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions." My first startup taught me a lot of lessons in the world of...

Winning Gold Medals on The Playing Field of Life

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Benita Fitzgerald Mosley

Quality coaching is a critical factor in determining whether an athlete will be successful at the elite level. Yet, sports organizations often do not invest adequate resources in developing coaches.

My Sports Influences

Jessica Aney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jessica Aney

I think it is very important that coaches and parents understand what a young athlete really wants at a given stage and not push him or her too fast or too far so that the love is lost.

Great Sports Wisdom You Can Use -- Even If You Don't Play Sports

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports

Certainly great coaches spend a great deal of time and effort trying to best their competitors. But for many of the greatest coaches, their legacies g...

Where Are You Sitting?

Amanda Kraus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amanda Kraus

Coach Burns' attention meant a lot to me, but he was generous with that attention and shared it with all the kids in that school, regardless of who they were, where they came from or where they were going. His affection for everyone was contagious.

Four Things Student Athletes Can Do This Summer to Help Them This Fall

Joie Jager-Hyman | Posted 09.21.2013 | College
Joie Jager-Hyman

Being a recruited athlete is an easy way to "get to the front of the line" in the admissions process. However, the recruitment process is tedious and requires a significant time commitment on the part of the athlete -- to say nothing of the time which must be committed to the sport itself.

The Ultimate Team for a Teen

Suna Senman | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Suna Senman

Teens have a super dose of growth energy. Accessing the inner drive to direct that energy increases their capacity to manifest remarkable things when assisted by a supportive team.

Don't Have Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda in Your Sport

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

You get one shot in a competition, so you might as well take it, otherwise there will be a whole lot of "woulda, coulda, shoulda" when you look in the rearview mirror of your day on the field, course, court, hill, or what-have-you.

Is Changing the Coach Really the Answer?

David Berri | Posted 02.20.2013 | Sports
David Berri

If it costs a small fortune to fire your coach -- and often it does -- then a team is probably better off just keeping who they have on the sideline. Yes, this may not make the fans of the losers very happy today. But it doesn't make sense for universities to make decisions that cost the school money.

Addressing the Dangers Posed by Child Predators

Robert J. Benz | Posted 08.28.2012 | Crime
Robert J. Benz

How we respond to the real life case of man and monster -- whether it's with mind or emotion, with action or resignation -- will determine how many more horror shows we'll be forced to endure.

Dear Coach Westmoreland: A Thank You Letter to All Teachers

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
Ben Kerschberg

You saw in me an inner strength that I myself would not see for years to come, and your encouragement provided a fundamental piece of the foundation upon which I continue to learn and grow as a person.

The Sport That Pays It's Female Coaches 2/3 Less

The New York Times | Posted 04.03.2012 | Women

Women's college sports have changed enormously since the adoption of Title IX in 1972. More teams are being fielded and more athletes are participatin...

How a Coach Can Help When Your Own Efforts Fail

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Even though you are accomplished in many other areas in your life, achieving this goal has been elusive. This circumstance is one of the key reasons why coaches exist. The right coach can make the difference between continuing to try and ultimately reaching your goal.

Football Coaches are Cut From a Different Cloth

Jon Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jon Kerr

Football coaches are the best bargain in sports. But what makes them good at their jobs is also what makes them a danger to their bodies. And they don't know how to do it any other way.

Tubby Smith DISMISSES Auburn Rumor As 'Just Talk'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE — Tubby Smith dismissed a report that he is close to taking over at Auburn, calling it "just talk." Citing an unidentified source clo...

Would You Like To Stop Worrying About What Others Think?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

There is one specific belief that anyone with this problem almost certainly has: "What makes me good enough is having people think well of me."

Why You'll Need A Personal Brain Trainer

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Substantial gains could be achieved by organizing everyday activities that grow neurological abilities and sustain brain health. If the ordinary citizen is to achieve brain fitness, they'll need to work at it.