Category: Sports

My son threw out his trophy -- here's why 0

The meaningless trophy

We got a note from the team mom of the middle school hockey team asking if we were going to participate this year. It’s not a school-sponsored team, just a town team that comprises...

Win or lose, always thank your referees 11

🏒⚾🏀The importance of sportsmanship

Playing sports helps my kids burn off steam, stay fit, figure out how to get along with others, and learn so many other interpersonal and social lessons. Today I wanted to comment on sportsmanship....

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All I am is a chauffer

I love baseball, but I do not love this year’s baseball season. These are my three sons’ baseball schedules. That picture was from the beginning of the baseball season, when I calculated that in...

How not to be an obnoxious youth sports fan 5

Hey, you in the bleachers…

Before I altered this photo, you could see the most annoying fan ever encountered at a U9 recreational playoff game. She’s between my son (catching) and the batter (white arrows point to her). She...

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