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As part of the effort, up to 10 research grants of $400,000 each will be awarded to colleges and universities and others studying factors that could help to change the behaviors of student-athletes.
Do satirical television shows alter young people’s perceptions, or are they simply reflecting views already held by younger Americans?
The quality gap between professional and amateur coaching tools is rapidly shrinking. Parents who miss their child’s games can follow along on their phone. Coaches and players now stay on the same page when learning and practicing thanks to organized, computer-created playbooks and game notes.
Radar guns, bat swing sensors and monitor devices, once exclusive to the elite level of sport, are now affordable to the everyday coach. “Kids are visual learners and live in the 160-character world; embrace it, there’s no risk,” said baseball head coach Sean O’Connor of DeMatha Catholic High School.
Professional and NCAA athletic programs long shouldered the costs to hire video coordinators, provide professional statistics and create segmented game films, but now youth, high school and smaller-college coaches have affordable access to these technologies.
Yonis Blanco moved from El Salvador to Maryland in 2001. His transition to the United States wasn't easy, but he overcame the challenges and then some.
Washington Wizards fans had dreamed of a backcourt of John Wall, Beal and Paul Pierce, but the team didn’t see that until Wednesday night against the Dallas Mavericks.