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New Study Reveals What Actually Makes Youth Sports Fun for Kids

A poll from the National Alliance of Youth Sports found 70 percent of U.S. kids stop playing organized sports by the age of 13. The No. 1 reason? ...

Volleyball Legend Kerri Walsh Jennings Urges Kids to Play Multiple Sports

Kerri Walsh Jennings has done it all in volleyball—often more than once. In high school she led her volleyball team to not one state title, but t...

Matt Campbell: Early Specialization a 'Crime' Against Youth Athletes

Matt Campbell is one heck of a football coach. In 2016, he inherited an Iowa State program that had won eight or more games in a season just once s...

The 1985 NFL Combine Sounds Like a Total Disaster

Today, the NFL Combine is an ultra-slick, media-saturated event held in absolutely perfect conditions. But it wasn't always this way. Back in 19...

5 Keys to Running a Successful Sports Camp

If you were fortunate enough to attend a summer camp for your favorite sport, then you undoubtedly have some fond memories. A smile comes to your face...

How Big Is the Average NHL Player?

How big is the average NHL player? Considering they spend games zooming around on top of skates and adorned in heavy padding, estimating the height...

The Play That Proved Baker Mayfield's an Incredible Teammate

Former Oklahoma tight end Mark Andrews once called Baker Mayfield one of the two best teammates he's ever had. On Sunday, he got to witness Mayfiel...

The High School Recipe Behind Austin Ekeler's Superb Athleticism

Austin Ekeler is a human highlight reel. The Los Angeles Chargers running back packs a shocking amount of agility and power into his 5-foot-10, 200...

The NBA Is Considering a Short Season. Here's Why it Makes Sense

"Load Management." The Toronto Raptors and Kawhi Leonard should take a page from Pat Riley's book and trademark this term, as they took it from an ...

The Incredible Wisdom of Freddie Kitchens, the NFL's Most Quotable Coach

I am a Cleveland Browns fan, and I believe this year will be different. Because after 11 consecutive losing seasons, this team is different. From q...

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