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High School Basketball Player Gives Away $40K Scholarship

Allan Guei, 18, was a star high school basketball player at Compton High School had a GPA above 3.0, and his good grades made him eligible for an unusual competition: A free-throw contest in the Compton High gymnasium. The top prize: $40,000 in scholarship money. Allan Guei […]

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Derek Jeter Reaches 3,000 Hit Milestone

Derek Jeter reached a number of accomplishments 7/9/11.  First and foremost  the Yankees Captain reached the milestone of 3000 hits.  Jeter is the 28th player in history to hit 3,000 hits and became the first New York Yankees player to reach the 3,000 hits milestone.  Jeter’s historic […]

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Incredible First Pitch

If there are any Major League teams in the market for a relief pitcher, this guy may be available.  Doesn’t throw overly fast, but is throws strikes and has a nice delivery.  Even the best hitter would find this delivery a little unsettling 🙂 YouTube Share and […]

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In Youth Sports, Remember It’s Only a Game

Canada Hockey has put out some great public service announcements. It really makes you think. If one sort of behavior is not acceptable in certain situations involving children, then why is it deemed acceptable in the youth sports arena? You would never hear a parent yell at […]

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Helping a Player Break Their Batting Slump

From time to time, every baseball and softball player will find themselves in a batting slump. How a hitter reacts to a slump is a very important part of getting out of the slump. Here is some great information on how to help a player get out […]

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Top 5 Tips for Coaching Your Own Child

Legendary high school basketball coach Bob Hurley coached both of his sons.  Both went on to play Division I College Basketball and one went on to the NBA.  When asked for advice on how to go about coaching your own children, he laughed and said “Good Luck!” […]

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Youth Sports and Life

There is no question that sports are a great influence in the development of a child.  During the developmental years, a child is growing physically, emotionally and psychologically.  In these developmental years, most children are also involved in some type of organized sport. So, in addition to […]

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Coach’s #1 Concern Should be Safety

The recent on the field accident involving minor league manager Luis Salazar reminds us of the safety issues surrounding all organized sports.  It is a youth coach’s responsibility to make sure all his/her players are safe. Salazar was standing on the top step of the dugout when […]

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University of Tennessee Fires Basketball Coach

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Bruce Pearl, who led Tennessee to an unprecedented six straight NCAA tournament appearances, is out as the Vols’ basketball coach. Pearl was charged with unethical conduct by the NCAA for misleading NCAA investigators, and Tennessee is set to appear before the NCAA’s Committee on […]

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High School Baseball Team Wins 54-0

As reported in the Dallas Morning News – The Lake Highlands (Texas) High baseball team cruised to one of history’s most merciless mercy-rule games, topping Samuel (Texas) High by an official final score of 54-0.  The Lake Highlands players had over 40 hits in the game. Share […]

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