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NFL Players in Denial on Brain Trauma; Parents Can't Afford to Be

Ken Reed | Posted 02.02.2017 | Sports
Ken Reed

An adult choosing to play football in the NFL for a nice salary is a completely different situation than adults allowing children with developing brains to play.

Engineering a Young Athlete's Destiny -- Redshirting

Jen Cohen | Posted 06.11.2016 | Sports
Jen Cohen

No one can predict with any degree of certainty the physical attributes of an athlete. Lineage can provide a glimpse of certain characteristics like height and body structure, of course. But there are more important factors to focus on in the development of a young athlete.

The Super Bowl Overshadowed A Disturbing New Study Of Youth Football

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.05.2015 | Sports

While you were all talking about "deflategate" last week, an important study was quietly published.

7 Guides for Parents to Help Their Children through Competitive Youth Football

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Though young athletes handle pressure differently, parents of youth football players often experience their own anxiety not knowing how to help their children navigate a stressful experience.

Youth Football -- Parents Gone Wild

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

In Florida nine men were arrested last week for running a gambling ring centering on youth football. How did bettors attempt to influence the outcome? By bribing and paying the young players. Players would be paid thousands of dollars after a particularly pleasing game.

Local Leadership on Athletic Injury

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Athletes are largely in denial about their physical condition. From the days of Pop Warner and Little League they accept the fact that pain and injury are part of the game -- they play under all circumstances and fear being seen as a "training room player."

WATCH: Young Cheerleaders Break World Record

Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

Talk about bringing it on -- science and cheerleading came together this weekend when Pop Warner and Science Cheerleader combined forces to break the ...

Football's Sex Offenders and Their Law Enforcement Defenders

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Not to be a downer during this week of Super Bowl countdown revelry, but it is an opportune time to cast an even brighter spotlight on the open secret...

Pop Warner Football And Head Injuries

Sheila Lirio Marcelo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sheila Lirio Marcelo

Sports can be such a key component to a child's development. We're big supporters of that. But as parents, we're also concerned about the safety of both our boys.