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Why 'Going D1' Isn't the End All, Be All

Every serious high school athlete with a desire to participate in college sports has some version of the following plan: Be a standout performer....

The Most Powerful Form of Punishment for Athletes

In the world of high school sports, losses are often blamed on a lack of effort, hustle and toughness. Tony Holler thinks that's mostly B.S. Hol...

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...

This Ankle Mobility Test Is Used at the NFL Combine. Can You Pass It?

We take our feet for granted. Often out of sight and out of mind, we simply assume they're functioning as intended, instead dedicating greater atte...

The Common Mistake Behind Many Football Losing Streaks

For football teams around the country, it's gut-check time. From high school to pros, most teams now have a couple games under their belt. The excu...

'Catch Them Doing Something Right': How Coaches Can Be More Positive

Sports are black-and-white. You either drained the shot or you didn't. You either caught the ball or you didn't. You either won the game or you did...

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...

Official vs. Unofficial Visits: What's the Difference?

Whether you're an aspiring college athlete or not, one of the most effective parts of the college application process is visiting a campus. It's the b...

10 Tips for Having Your Best Basketball Season Ever

Have you ever worked really hard on a school assignment only to turn it in and realize you ignored a crucial guideline? Maybe you didn't quite underst...

The 5 Stages of Skill Development

When the season is over and the uniforms are put on the shelf, a new season begins. The offseason is the time when the seeds of progress are plante...

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