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A grab bag of stories and articles that are of interest to parents and athletes.

Are Sports Fundamentally Good?

By John O'Sullivan, Changing the Game Project 01/18/2020, 4:00pm CST

Today, our money is not driving fundamentally good sporting experiences for far too many kids. Read below how you can change this.

The Working Mom's Sanity Check on Youth Sports

By Jennifer Folsom, NBC News 01/17/2020, 3:45pm CST

Here's how you can be confident that you aren’t ruining your child’s life with a reality check on youth sports. 

How Are Your Child’s Life Skills?

By RC Families 01/15/2020, 2:15pm CST

If you fear you are one of those parents who may be damaging your child’s life skills, it’s time to stop micromanaging, snowplowing, hovering, or lawnmowing in your kids’ lives.

Below are 11 reasons why every high school needs a strength and conditioning program.

5 Abilities That Will Make You Better at Any Sport

By Stack MVP 01/08/2020, 4:15pm CST

Improving these 5 abilities will make you better in any sport

You Play With Your Eyes: Visual Psychology Wins the Prize

By Frozen Ropes 01/07/2020, 8:45pm CST

“Visual psychology is about performance strategies, but only for athletes who play with their eyes open."

Concentration Tips For Young Athletes

By Patrick Cohn, The Ultimate Sports Parent 01/06/2020, 7:45pm CST

Here are some tips on how to help young athletes improve their focus.

For Minnesota, it's 'Take Me Out to the (Hockey) Game' ... Finally

By Brainerd Dispatch 01/06/2020, 2:00pm CST

After more than a decade of watching other teams and cities host the Winter Classic — some of them more than once — it seems the Wild and the Twins are determined to make the event worth the wait.

Consider Being a Youth Sports Referee

By Natchez Democrat 01/03/2020, 3:45pm CST

If you are interested in being a referee, contact a local referee or coach to find out how you can be a part of the lives of area youth.

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