When it comes to youth-sports participation, parents host a variety of concerns, according to a new ESPN Sports Poll survey released Friday.
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October 10, 2014
October 06, 2014
A New York high school football player died after collapsing on the field Wednesday, becoming the third reported death among high school football players within the past week.
September 20, 2014
Buzz Bissinger, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Friday Night Lights," penned a column for Time magazine Thursday condemning parents for allowing children to play football.
August 14, 2014
Douglas County (Georgia) High School football player Zyrees Oliver passed away Monday after collapsing at his home following a football practice the previous week.
June 27, 2014
In a new position statement, the National Athletic Trainers' Association call for student-athletes to go through a seven- to 14-day heat-acclimatization period during the preseason to reduce the risk of serious heat illnesses.
June 11, 2014
On Friday, USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus offered a formal apology for not doing more to prevent sexual abuse by coaches.
February 05, 2014
The parents of a 16-year-old who died this past fall from football-related brain trauma have filed a notice of claim against his upstate New York school.
January 12, 2014
Two ESPN reporters released a report on Sunday raising concerns about a youth-football-safety program endorsed by the National Football League.
September 04, 2013
More than 50 athletic trainers and medical professionals say they've been pressured to clear concussed players before they were medically ready to return.
August 22, 2013
The Big Ten Conference will partner with USA Football to promote player safety among young student-athletes.