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How to Escape the Travel Team Trap

From the absurdity of ranking tee-ballers to barnstorming teams comprised of 8-year-olds, our youth sports system is broken. Where the goal once wa...

Does Weight Training Really Stunt Kids' Growth?

Ever since I was a young kid, seemingly every adult I came into contact with told me that us youngsters needed to hold off on weight training until ou...

Ohio High School Athletic Association Issues Letter to Parents Due to Rampant Ref Abuse

Earlier this month, we published an article where youth sports refs outlined some of the worst incidents they've had to endure with unhinged parents. ...

Youth Sports Referees Share Their Most Insane Stories About Parents Gone Crazy

It seems like sports parents are crazier than ever.  Every other game features some mom or dad going berserk from the bleachers, ranting and r...

WATCH: LeBron's Post-Game Pep Talk to His Youngest Son Is Something Every Sports Parent Needs to See

Bryce Maximus James is LeBron James' youngest son. The 11-year-old has already shown off some serious skills on the basketball court, but like any ...

Microsoft Announces New Features to Help Parents Control Kids' Screen Time on Xbox

Young people are spending an increasing amount of time in front of digital screens. Whether it's a tablet such as an iPad, a portable gaming devic...

4 Ways Sports Parents Fail Their Youth Athletes

"The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. C...

The First Question Parents Should Ask Their Young Athletes After Every Game And Practice

Many modern sports parents take their child's athletic careers too seriously, too fast. The kid first begins playing the sport in an organized fash...

Build Athletes First, Baseball Players Second: A Case Against Early Specialization

Early sports specialization is bigger than ever. Gone are the days where almost every kid played two, three or even four different sports throughou...

10 Reminders Stressed Out Sports Parents Need to Hear

Are you a sports parent? Do you find yourself continually getting stressed about youth sports and your child's involvement in them? You are not alone....

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