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

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...

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...

No, Your Kid Is Not Getting an Athletic Scholarship

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

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...

What's Wrong with Youth Soccer?

It's no secret that youth sports has been struggling with declining rates of participation along with growing rates of abandonment by those who do...

New Developments on Kids and Concussions

Research into the effects of concussions on children's brains is urging longer waiting periods for healing, while also allowing kids to return to normal...