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Consecutive title losses in professional sports

With their defeat of the Golden State Warriors in this year’s NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavs avoided becoming the 34th franchise in pro sports history to lose the title in their sport in consecutive years. 191 more words

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IN YOUNG ATHLETES, OVERTRAINING MAY BE AS MUCH MENTAL AS PHYSICAL

One of our favorite topics to discuss here on the blog is overtraining: it’s so bad for athletes, and it’s so avoidable. And it’s especially bad in younger athletes. 591 more words

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Repeat match-ups in the championship series

The Golden State Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers match-up in this year’s NBA Finals is a repeat of last year’s title series won by the Warriors. It is the 14th time in NBA history that two teams played in the NBA Finals in consecutive years. 298 more words

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Do We Spend Too Much On Youth Sports?

“If they can pay, they can play.”

That’s the mantra of tournament organizers and club coaches. And I’m not making it up.

According to the… 654 more words

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Don't Let Your Kid Play Just One Sport

Instead, force them to play every single sport.

Wait, don’t do that either. But one sport per season is not only completely feasible, there is good reason to believe it’s the best plan for long-term success in athletics, or fitness, or health, or life. 529 more words

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THERE'S MORE PARITY IN MLB THAN THE NFL AND SALARY CAPS ARE BAD

Even though there are better odds of making the playoffs if you’re an NFL team (NFL odds 6/32 = 18.77%) rather than an MLB team (MLB odds 5/30 = 16.67%) there is still less parity. 291 more words

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Sports Couples That Should Be Made

Well, this is something that I first started thinking about yeeeeears ago. I reckon it all started back in Sydney 2000, when Maurice Greene and Marion Jones were kings of the sprint, and I thought to myself – “hey, they’re both American, handsome, competing in the same events (and owning them), and very similar in age (Greene was born in 74, Jones in 75) – why don’t they hook up and have awesome children with the perfect gene pool to become the next greatest sprinters?”. 2,529 more words

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