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Soccer Legend Kristine Lilly on the Missing Ingredient in Youth Sports

Kristine Lilly is one of the greatest women's soccer players of all time. Her 352 career caps are the most of any player, man or women, in internat...

Is Your Kid Missing Key Components of Athleticism? Use These 3 Tests to Find Out

Believe your kid is a great athlete? See if they can do these three things: Catch and throw a ball with both hands Do a somersault Run b...

The Secret Behind Admiral Schofield's Surprisingly Nimble Feet

Admiral Schofield is built differently. In an age when many NBA prospects are criticized for scrawny frames, the 6-foot-5, 241-pound Schofield is b...

How Good Coaching Grew a Young Tobin Heath's Brilliance

Tobin Heath is fearless with the ball at her feet. The U.S. Women's National Team and Portland Thorns midfielder is fueled by creativity, as she ro...

Why 'Mini' Games Have Big Benefit for Young Athletes

Most athletes love sports in all forms—playing them, watching them, immersing themselves in video game versions. For many young athletes, this obses...