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Athletes Share Regrets at NCAA Convention

Many college athletes regret specializing in sports so young, believe they played in too many games as kids and have unrealistic professional expectations. Those were...

Nanjing to replace Barcelona as host of first World Roller Games in 2017

Nanjing in China will host the first edition of the World Roller Games, not Barcelona, the original choice, it has been announced. The decision to...

Lillehammer 2016 provides next step for Youth Olympic Movement in a digital age

Less than a decade ago, the Youth Olympic Games did not even exist, but some 1,100 sporting youngsters will descend on the Norwegian town...

Understanding the Ultimate Risks of Teenage Steroid Use

The signs of steroid use were there. Taylor Hooton had put on 30 pounds of muscle in less than three months. There was the acne...

Pop Warner Coaches Pound the Pavement for Players

Three young coaches took the day off of work yesterday to knock on doors across Philadelphia - from City Hall to the NovaCare Complex -...

Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup voted most impactful major events for young people

Good news for the IOC and FIFA in wake of current and recent sporting scandals, with a YouGov poll finding that sports blockbusters such...

Dangers of Youth Sport Specialization

Remember the David Winfield’s? The Bo Jacksons? Remember the three-sport athlete? There was a time where athletes only played football during the fall, basketball...

More Evidence that Youth Football Numbers Declining

West Allis Youth Football is stepping up its game this year to encourage more sign ups for next year. Enrollments lagged so much this...

Biles makes history with third consecutive all-around title at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

Formidable American Simone Biles etched her name into the history books by sealing a record third straight women’s individual all-around title with a display...

Zero Tolerance = Drama and Poor Lesson for League Children

Today youth sport relies on volunteer parents for coaching in all aspects of youth sport and that also includes administration for many leagues. The...

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