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Watch Cristiano Ronaldo's 7-Year-Old Son Embarrass His Youth Soccer Opponent

When your name is Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., you better be good. Thankfully for Ronaldo Jr., the 7-year-old son of reigning Balloon d'Or winner Cristia...

Why Josh Norman Takes a Soccer Ball With Him Everywhere (and How It's Making Him a Better Cornerback)

A soccer ball might hold the key to the Washington Redskins' playoff hopes. Josh Norman, the team's Pro Bowl cornerback, can almost never be spotte...

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

Do Power Naps Actually Work? Here's What The Research Says

For most people, the word "nap" conjures images of drowsy toddlers and sleepy seniors. It doesn't exactly evoke chiseled athletes at the apex of hu...

9 NFL Stars Who Grew Up Playing Soccer

Soccer is a fantastic sport for sharpening footwork, agility, vision, reaction time and conditioning. That's exactly why football coaches like Mike Le...

Jim Harbaugh Thinks Any Kid Who Dreams of Playing College Football Should Start by Playing Youth Soccer

Jim Harbaugh has a message to all those midwestern boys who dream of running onto the field at the Big House one day—play soccer. During Michigan...

3 Strategies for Preventing Common Soccer Injuries

Your average soccer player spends hours honing their craft on the field - developing their touch, bending free kicks in to the upper 90, and running...

3 Ways to Build Soccer Endurance

Soccer games are at least 90 minutes long, often longer. Players looking to participate in the sport must have the endurance to last a full match, which...

How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season

To effectively design a strength training program for the in-season soccer player you must always take into account game volume, practice time and...

Joel Embiid Says He's the Best Soccer Player in the NBA

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid traveled overseas to watch the Champions League final on Saturday. He took part in some of the action on Friday ...

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