St. Louis Rams' Michael Sam, left, tries to stop a participant during an NFL football Play 60 youth event, part of the NFL's annual Rookie Symposium, at the Cleveland Browns practice facility Tuesday in Berea, Ohio.
John Adams High School batsman Tazul Uddin raises his bat during a warm-up before playing against Midwood High School in a Public School Athletic League cricket match at Marine Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with NFL Flag Football to join Indiana’s largest flag football program.
INDIANAPOLIS | A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.
LAPORTE | LaPorte County is quickly becoming a sought after venue for sporting events. From professional boat races to amateur softball tournaments, Visit Michigan City LaPorte Convention & Visitors Bureau is at the forefront in the growing sports tourism business, hosting hundreds of sp…
INDIANAPOLIS | The brother of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson endorsed a plan Friday that would require all Indiana youth football coaches be trained in detecting and preventing concussions, but also urged state lawmakers studying the issue not to ignore other youth sports.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | The decades-long rift that separated Little League Baseball's founder from his beloved program once seemed as wide as the distance from home plate to straightaway center field.
Little League International president Stephen Keener speaks at a news conference at the Little League museum in South Williamsport, Pa. Little League announced that the family of program founder Carl Stotz loaned artifacts to display at an exhibit, including the home plate used in the first …
the home plate used in the first Little League in 1939 is shown on display at the Little League museum in South Williamsport, Pa. Little League has announced that the family of program founder Carl Stotz loaned artifacts to show at a new exhibit.
Karen Stotz Myers, the daughter of Little League Baseball founder Carl Stotz, poses in front of a picture at a new exhibit at the Little League museum in South Williamsport, Pa. Kneeling on the ground in the image, to Stotz Myers' right, is her father in a picture taken when he was a boy pla…
VALPARAISO | The second phase of the transformation of Bicentennial Park begins this week with the parks department seeking quotes for installing drainage improvements at the park.
Over the last four years, the NFL and like-minded groups have had one success after another promoting youth concussion safety legislation in statehouses nationwide.
In response to Anita Scalone, I am forced to ask if her grandson's team had won by 12-15 goals and not removed players from the field, would that eliminate "sniveling,whiny children with no backbone"? I think not.
Billy Hirschfield, 16, flips a tire during a workout at NX+Level, an elite training facility in Waukesha, Wis.
Tyler Henson, 11, practices batting outside his home in Oak Forest, Ill. Tyler and his brother play on separate year-round travel baseball teams and also manage to play football and basketball on their local park district teams. It means that sports has become their family's main focus, with…
Shawn Worthy acknowledges he's a competitive guy — and a competitive parent, sometimes.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Arms outstretched in the air with a smile from ear-to-ear, Noriatsu Osaka couldn't contain his glee.
Coaches Jeff Goldman, left, and Jack Russell are shown with their team, the Sounders, at the Raynham Soccer complex in Raynham, Mass. Both Goldman and Russell have sons on the team. Parents who sign up to coach appreciate the experience because it's usually fun and builds dedicated time with…
Coaching your child is a tough line to walk for parents, who make up the majority of coaches working with the millions of kids playing youth sports every year.
A lack of training and even care when kids sustain injuries while playing sports can lead to lifelong problems, according to a new study.
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