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Monthly Archives: May 2016

To Bee or Not to Bee: Is the National Spelling Bee a Sport?

The fervor. The despondency. The joy. No, we are not talking about the final games of the NBA conference finals. We are talking, instead, about the Scripps 2016 National Spelling Bee.  I can already imagine the outrage from our readers.

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Sporting KC: Where the Fan Comes First

The Sporting KC ownership team is one of the best in Major League Soccer (MLS). The Sporting Club mission statement says it all, including phrases like “high performance” and “experiences” brought to life within “world-class facilities.” Cliff Illig, Cerner Corporation

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The Tennis Parent

The tennis parent is a special breed.  What are his core attributes?  He brings a force-fed practice regiment; showcases a troubling amount of competitiveness; and delivers an irksome level of meddlesomeness during tournament play.  In a phrase, insane parentes. Let’s begin with a

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MyESPNforKids: Readership Skyrockets

This note is a short one to say: thank you.  A number of us write for this site because we have a deep love of sports and an interest in sharing our thinking with others that share that passion.  We aren’t

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Are Youth Athletics Too Competitive?

[Editor’s Note:  I want to welcome one of our new writers for this summer, Mac Trigg.  He brings a passion for basketball and also plays football, tennis (and a little bit of lacrosse).  Many of our readers play competitive and

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Forget Bobbleheads. Think Monarchs Fedora.

Promotional nights are, for the most part, a B-team distraction.  If you love the game of baseball, you don’t head to the ballpark for a bobblehead (Writer’s Note: If you are under the age of ten, I am going to

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