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ESPN's Scott Van Pelt Says America Has a 'Giant Problem' With How We're Raising Our Kids

Michigan State head basketball coach Tom Izzo made waves recently when cameras captured him intensely coaching up freshman forward Aaron Henry during ...

How America Killed Play—and What We Can Do to Bring it Back

In our last piece from our interview with play expert Dr. Peter Gray, we outlined the five criteria of play. For an activity to truly be considered pl...

What Counts as Play? 5 Criteria of the Most Vital Activity for Kids

Kids don't play nearly as much as they used to. This might sound odd to some, as many are confused by what actually constitutes "play." Kids are st...

Ohio High School Athletic Association Issues Letter to Parents Due to Rampant Ref Abuse

Earlier this month, we published an article where youth sports refs outlined some of the worst incidents they've had to endure with unhinged parents. ...

Why Coaches and Parents Should Avoid Placing Too Much Emphasis on Team and Individual Results

Fall season playoff time can be intense, hyper-competitive, exhilarating or heartbreaking. These moments are great opportunities to focus on teachable...