Sports for kids who hate sports

Jody Allard

Jody Allard explores the options for parents who know sports can be a great confidence and friendship builder, but whose kids want nothing to do with them. Read more ...

'My dad has made a vocation of telling baseball stories'

Carrie Ann Welsh

In honor of Father's Day, Carrie Ann Welsh reflects about her father Chris Welsh, a former MLB pitcher, and grandfather Dan Welsh, who also loved baseball. "My grandfather approached baseball with an analytical point of view," Carrie writes in her essay. Read more ...

Competition connects me to my mother

Kate Cimini

Kate Cimini's mother influenced her love of sports, even when Kate's competitiveness got in the way of her enjoyment of the games. Here's how the writer came to harness that competitiveness and strengthen her relationship with her mom along the way. Read more ...

The best sports books for our daughters

Britni de la Cretaz

Britni de la Cretaz has spent her life around sports, which is why it's so important for her to show her daughters how inclusive and representative athletics can be. She shares the sports-themed library she's built for her girls. Read more ...