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Kids Play Fewer 'Pick-Up Games,' and it's Hurting Youth Sports

Pick-up games. They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctua...

Benjamin Watson Details the Invaluable Life Lessons Sports Teach Our Children

Benjamin Watson has had the type of NFL career most players only dream of. The 37-year-old New Orleans Saints tight end has totaled 495 receptions ...

Benjamin Watson Reveals What it Takes to Emerge as a Leader on Your Football Team

If you're running a football team, Benjamin Watson is the type of guy you want in your locker room. The 37-year-old tight end has always been viewe...

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights

The 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights were one of the greatest cinderella stories in sports history. After all, they were just the second expansio...

4 Tips for Building a Better Basketball IQ

Quick—what makes a good basketball player? While you probably began thinking of traits like accurate shooting, effective ball handling, good rebo...

With a Lightning-Quick First Step, Mo Hurst Is Ready to Disrupt the NFL

Mo Hurst is a blur. As he gets into his stance, he coils up 292 pounds of energy. With his eyes trained on the football, he itches to unleash it. H...

The Young Pro: Christian Kirk Has Been Working Like an NFL Veteran His Entire Football Life

From the moment he first strapped on a helmet, Christian Kirk has had visions of becoming a professional football player. "I started playing when I...

Brad Stevens Offers Crucial Advice to New Coaches

Brad Stevens might be just 41 years old, but he's already established himself as one of the most respected coaches in basketball. At Butler, he twi...

Ohio State's Sam Hubbard Went From Lanky Lacrosse Star to Terrifying Defensive End Prospect

Sam Hubbard's recruitment to Ohio State began at a dodgeball game. In 2012, Urban Meyer stopped by Archbishop Moeller High School (Cincinnati, Ohio...

How Former Zero-Star Recruit Levi Wallace Walked on at Alabama and Built Himself Into an NFL-Caliber Cornerback

Just a few short years ago, Levi Wallace thought his football career was over. He graduated from Tucson (Arizona) High School with exactly zero sch...

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