Category: School of Education

New CoachUp survey says parents push young athletes too hard

Boston Globe (subscription required) Amy Baltzell, School of Education When Patriots quarterback Tom Brady opened up recently about his feelings on youth sports and overly aggressive parents, and said “competition feels like it starts so early for these kids,” it turns out he was onto something… Expert quote: “The pressure on young athletes to play […]

Experts Media Alert – Tom Brady and “Deflategate”

Months after the “Deflategate” controversy sprung up in the wake of the New England Patriots‘ AFC Championship win against the Indianapolis Colts in January, NFL officials have again ruled to uphold Patriots QB Tom Brady’s four game suspension. Guilty or not, Brady will have to take the issue up in federal court to have his punishment reduced or […]