Robben and Van Persie: When They Were Children
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Jun. 17, 1:08 p.m.
Here are some glimpses into the childhoods of Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie, who each scored a pair of goals as the Netherlands opened their 2014 World Cup campaign with a 5-1 win over defending champion Spain.
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Love in the Time of Futbol
Posted by Claudia Castro Luna on Jun. 10, 2:04 a.m.
I am ready. Every four years when the World Cup comes around my every day world ceases to be and like a sunflower that lives to trace the sun in the sky I focus on one thing only: ftbol.
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Understanding teen 'weirdness'
Posted by Dev Mishra on Jun. 6, 2:59 p.m.
Any coach who works with teenage athletes knows they will have to deal with a lot of weirdness. Biologically and psychologically, children reach puberty earlier and adulthood later. That leaves a lot of room in the middle for an extended period of awkwardness, which often leaves parents and coaches scratching their heads in disbelief.
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Sleep well, play well (The teenager's challenge)
Posted by Dev Mishra on Jun. 4, 12:22 p.m.
I'm sure anyone who's raised an adolescent or teenager can attest to the idea that teenagers don't get as much sleep as they need.
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