The National Basketball Association and USA Basketball unveiled guidelines aimed at reducing burnout and overuse injuries in youth basketball players.
High school girls in Michigan reported head injuries roughly twice as often as boys among those who played the same sports during the 2015-16 school year.
Concussion diagnoses increased by 71 percent from 2010 through 2015 among children between the ages of 10 and 19, according to a new report from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
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.