The Amateur Athletic Union announced is reviewing its practices and procedures, "especially those that relate to our youth," in the wake of an ESPN inquiry about an AAU coach with an allegedly sordid past.
During his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, legendary Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz offered a warning to parents and youth-athletes about the dangers of year-round pitching.
A recent episode of HBO's Real Sports featured two former U.S. women's national team stars, Cindy Parlow Cone and Brandi Chastain, speaking about their campaign to remove headers from youth soccer.
On Tuesday, HBO's Real Sports featured a segment on the potential ramifications of the "trophy culture" in youth sports, in which youth-athletes receive trophies for participation rather than athletic success.
In an op-ed for Roll Call, Coach K used a basketball analogy to describe how a lack of access to quality early-childhood programs can set young children back by years.
J.J. Watt warned student-athletes to be extremely wary of what they post on their social-media accounts, given how quickly a poorly conceived post can spiral out of control.
During Wednesday's SEC media days, University of Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema told reporters that he monitors recruits' social-media accounts as part of the recruiting process.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association adopted policy changes Monday that limit the amount of full-contact practice allowed for football players in an attempt to reduce the risk of concussions.
A number of schools with Confederate-themed mascots or names are weighing changes in the wake of a church shooting that left nine dead in Charleston, S.C.
Banning headers in high school soccer may not be the most effective way to limit concussions among players, suggests a new study, as athlete-to-athlete contact was at fault far more often.