How Parents Can Model Good Sportsmanship from the Sidelines
There is much to be gained from sports if your child can have fun and not worry about winning. Of course, everyone wants to win, but truthfully, for your child, [...]
Nick Kyrgios’ Tennis Racket Smashing Outbursts Continue at US Open
How many unsportsmanlike fines is that for Nick Kyrgios this year? So far, Nick has racked up about $544,000 in fines over the years as a professional tennis player. His [...]
Is It Bad Sportsmanship to Run Up the Score in Youth Sports?
Yes, it is bad sportsmanship for a coach to run up a score in youth sports. There may be games when a team beats an opponent handily but a coach [...]
7 Benefits of Playing Youth Baseball
Playing baseball is an important part of almost every American boy's and some girls' childhood. It's the national pastime, and fathers have been passing along the game to their sons [...]
How to Stay Mentally Strong When an Umpire Makes a Bad Call
Every athlete who has played baseball or softball has had to deal with a bad umpire.
A Lesson on Sportsmanship: Inglewood Principal Apologizes for 106-0 Win
It is a high school coach’s responsibility to help students grow as athletes and human beings, including teaching good sportsmanship.
Youth Sports Referees Share Their Most Insane Stories About Parents Gone Crazy
It seems like sports parents are crazier than ever. Every other game features some mom or dad going berserk from the bleachers, ranting and raving about any perceived slight toward [...]
How I Squandered a Season by Failing to Create a Team Culture (and What I Do Differently Now)
Matt Richards is head men’s basketball coach, as well as Associate Dean of Students and Director of Athletics, at Southern Maine Community College. He is the all-time winningest coach in [...]
WATCH: Alex Rodriguez Flips Bat After Hitting Home Run . . . in the Minor Leagues
Many people do not like Alex Rodriguez—for a myriad of reasons, including his confession to having used performance-enhancing drugs, the photo of him kissing himself in the mirror and his [...]
WATCH: 8th Grade Baseball Player Celebrates Home Run With Bat Flip and Running Man Challenge Dance
Some baseball fans think a bat flip is a fun way to celebrate a home run and is a part of today’s game. Others find the celebration disrespectful to the [...]