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"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."

Frederick Douglass

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

Energy Drinks Tied to Kids' Mental Health Issues

If your child is chugging energy drinks during breaks in the action, the habit could be contributing to a variety of mental health issues...

A Stunning 41% of Young Athletes Exhibit Signs of CTE

A new study reveals that 41.4% of athletes, ages 30 and younger, show signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative brain...

Organized Sports (and Reading) Build Smarter Kids

We all know that kids who read for pleasure are smarter than kids who skip the books. But the same also can be said...

Concussion Treatment for Kids is Changing

Children who suffer a concussion from sports or other activities are no longer being sent home to rest it off. Instead, physicians are now...

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...