The Power Clean

The power clean is the best lift for power and explosiveness, and should be included in all strength and conditioning programs. It’s effective because...

Don Porter Swinging for the Fences

Don Porter has served as president of the International Softball Federation (ISF) since 1987, and has been re-elected five times since then. Prior to that...

Dodds Known for Visionary Leadership as Texas Men’s Athletics Director

In 32 years of unprecedented leadership as a NCAA Division I athletics director, DeLoss Dodds has guided the University of Texas to national acclaim...

Coaching Young People is a Calling

Like many adults, I started coaching youth sports when my two sons were old enough to play on teams.  My sons, fraternal twins, began...

Paralympic Movement Had Best Year Yet in 2012, Says IPC President

Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), said that 2012 was the "greatest year yet" for the Paralympic Movement following the...

Nuzman Denies Backing Baseball-Softball for 2020 and Reiterates Support for Wrestling

Honorary International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Carlos Nuzman has insisted he has not backed the joint baseball-softball bid for inclusion at the 2020 Olympics, despite...

America’s Passion: How a Coal Miner’s Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century

A Synopsis of Evan Weiner’s New Book (Editor’s Note—This new book by Evan Weiner is available as an e-book for $2.99 from Smashwords.  It is...

The Pay Gap Between Men’s and Women’s Sports Lives on 40 Years After Title...

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

In the End, It Really is How You Play the Game

The New York Times ran a story July 1 about the last contract Joe Paterno negotiated with Penn State before he was dismissed as coach...

Bridging the Gap, Coaching Confidence

The bridge between coaches and academics slows achievement for both parties. Coaches fail to utilize new ideas in their quest for success. Researchers aren’t...

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