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Kobe Bryant Says He Played Just Two Organized Basketball Games a Month Growing Up

Editor's note: Following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, STACK remembers his legacy as an athlete whose incredible drive and work ethic inspired mill...

Coach Ed Orgeron: Football Players Who Run Track 'The Ones I Really Want'

Fresh off a national championship, Coach O is back on the recruiting trail. The LSU head coach recently took a visit to Duncanville High School in ...

Playing Multiple Sports Helped Patrick Mahomes Become the NFL's Most Magical QB

I won't sit here and tell you every kid who grows up playing football, baseball and basketball will grow up to be like Patrick Mahomes. Mahomes is ...

Why Wrestlers Make Awesome Football Players

John Madden once said he wished all his offensive linemen had a wrestling background.  For good reason. While the connection between football a...

Volleyball Legend Kerri Walsh Jennings Urges Kids to Play Multiple Sports

Kerri Walsh Jennings has done it all in volleyball—often more than once. In high school she led her volleyball team to not one state title, but t...

Did Early Specialization Break Zion Williamson?

Zion Williamson—the most-hyped rookie since LeBron James—is starting his NBA career on the sideline. The 19-year-old forward selected No. 1 ove...

Matt Campbell: Early Specialization a 'Crime' Against Youth Athletes

Matt Campbell is one heck of a football coach. In 2016, he inherited an Iowa State program that had won eight or more games in a season just once s...

Nick Chubb's High School Track Photos Look Photoshopped

Nick Chubb runs like a wild stallion. The Cleveland Browns running back possesses an amazing blend of speed and power that makes him very difficult...

The High School Recipe Behind Austin Ekeler's Superb Athleticism

Austin Ekeler is a human highlight reel. The Los Angeles Chargers running back packs a shocking amount of agility and power into his 5-foot-10, 200...

Iowa Football's Offensive Linemen Are Multi-Sport Monsters of Athleticism

Some say the multi-sport athlete is dead. They must not be familiar with Iowa's starting offensive line. The first-team unit for the No. 18-rank...

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