A high school boys' soccer team in Mesa, Arizona, opted to forfeit a game because the opposing team had two female players.


Bullying is the only health-related concern for children that outpaces obesity among U.S. adults, according to the latest C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.


The National Football League's goal is "to equip parents with the best available information to make decisions about their children's participation in football and other contact sports."


A number of high school athletes have followed in his footsteps of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in recent weeks, refusing to stand during the national anthem.


On Tuesday evening, ESPN's Outside the Lines debuted an hour-long feature about the growing number of youth-athlete hazing incidents that have involved teammates sodomizing one another.


The annual rate of concussions that sent youth soccer players to the emergency department increased by nearly 1,600 percent from 1990 to 2014, according to a new study.


Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a law that expands the state's existing youth-concussion legislation to cover sports leagues not affiliated with schools.


In their new book, "Back in the Game," Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher and journalist Joanne Gerstner set out to dispel some of the myths regarding youth-sports concussions.


Two parents allege Pop Warner Little Scholars, the nation's largest youth-football organization, misled parents about the safety of its program.


Youth football leagues could drastically reduce the amount of high-magnitude head impacts their players endure by limiting the amount of time they spend on tackling drills during practice.


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