ATHLETICS

"I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” – Mia Hamm

Teach Your Children Well

What's better for your child, being a superstar at a sport or being a good sport? Which child will fare better as an adult,...

Sports Parents Now Spending More on Girls Than Boys

Although the participation rate of girls in youth sports remains lower than that of boys, those girls' parents are now spending more on those...

Is Cheer Headed for Happier Times?

Matt Stoller, who is a highly regarded anti-monopolist, believes the U.S. Cheer industry is headed for happier times, thanks to eminent anti-trust litigation against...

Kids are Quitting Sports Even Earlier

Not so long ago, there was growing alarm that a majority of kids were quitting sports by the age of 13. In an era...

Youth Sports is not a College Investment

Another study/survey, another demonstration of just how out of touch most parents are when it comes to their child's chances of securing an athletic...

Why Middle School PE Sucks and How to Fix It

In case you missed it, The Atlantic recently ran a piece on that unique form of middle school torture better known as PE (or...