Child abuse is the most preventable youth sport injury. Physical, emotional and sexual abuse should not be the price children have to pay to play competitive sports. The status quo should and must be changed.
My friend Michael has a saying about the Mets each year: "Just get me to football season." After eight long painful seasons, the New York Metropolitans not only got him (and I) to football season, but have now become the must see sport of October.
As a former recreation professional, I've seen my share of youth football. But I have never seen the negative challenges such as it is facing today.
Even though sports like football and volleyball have started to get a taste of the limelight, basketball remains the most widely followed sport in the Philippines. This is in spite of our lack of height which has not deterred Filipinos to master the sport and be competitive with it.
Michael Sam believes he's good enough to play in the NFL. Steve Martin said, "Be so good they can't ignore you." But life isn't fair, and they can and will ignore you. And there's nothing you can do about it.
The outpouring of interest in the two fantasy sports websites demonstrates in a convincing fashion the unmet market for sports gambling. Few are naïve enough to think they win at these games because they are sports aficionados.
So far, three high school football players have died from injuries sustained in the field of play, and Hollywood is catching on to player safety at the professional level through the December release of the film, Concussion, starring Will Smith.
When you belittle Sabathia himself, safe in the anonymity that the Internet provides, you are truly exposing yourself as a disrespectful coward, hating on someone in the midst of making the toughest decision of their life.
With all the organizational hang-ups, the Angels fell just one win short of a tiebreak with the Astros. One. Single. Solitary. Win. Here are the 10 games in 2015 that the Angels wish they could have back.
From a distance, it appears that Jim Harbaugh is a great coach because he is a great father, husband, son and brother, and being a great football coach just naturally follows. Michigan is a perfect fit for him because of who he is, where he is in his life and what he loves.
The match, a combination of classical, rapid and blitz games, delivered amazing moves and unexpected blunders. All 10 games were decisive, no draws. Svidler, 39, blamed it on exhaustion and the resulting mistakes.
Allie LaForce's inane reporting on Saturday undermines women's efforts to be taken seriously as sports journalists and feeds harmful perceptions that female reporters have less to offer than their male counterparts when it comes to insight and analysis.
By 2020 the Internet of Things is on target to be a trillion dollar industry with approximately 26 billion objects set to be linked together on the Internet. This trend will literally affect everyone's daily life and most industries and businesses.
Dr. Bob Rotella is America's leading sports psychologist, having worked with just about every big name athlete in every sport you can imagine. The author of numerous books on golf, he has just published How Champions Think, In Sports And In Life (Simon & Schuster). This is the book for anyone who wants high performance, from high school students to CEOs.
It was fourth period, and Houston County High School Fighting Irish filed into an ample sized multi-leveled multipurpose room typically used for large meetings, or drama productions referred to commonly as "The Forum".
Can you even imagine the outrage that would occur if an American child were removed from our national team in favor of a child from another country who had neither a U.S. parent nor grandparent and never set foot on U.S. soil?