I took 3 NFL Draft Analysts and compared their results in the first round of the #NFLDRAFT2015. Mel Kiper Jr and Todd McShay of ESPN and SI.Com. #NFLDraft Predictors first round results: Mel Kiper Jr.- 8 correct for 33%, Todd McShay- 4 correct for 12% and SI.Com a whopping 3 correct for 9%.
A great link detailing scholarship information for prospective college soccer players. Really eye opening in regards to odds for a high school soccer player playing in college, college tuition costs, scholarship limits and chances your child will play a sport in college.
I’ve been posting lots of info about how athletes need to play multiple sports. The evidence is overwhelming and keeps piling up. However, in typical Type A parent style many have misinterpreted the message. Playing multiple sports also means taking time off from the “main” sport. Don’t just add more time in another sport, have an off-season from the primary. By the way, off means off. That means most importantly no games. Doing something related to your primary sport 1-2 nights a week is fine as long as it’s not contributing to overuse injury or mental burnout. Playing in weekend tournaments all year round while trying to juggle another sport is not fine, in fact it is just dumb.
I know there is lots of pressure from coaches to play year round but, like the old Nancy Reagan ads say, “Just Say NO”. Both my kids love hockey and consider…
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