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Why Athletes Are at Greater Risk of Sleep Disorders (and How to Fix It)

It may seem counterintuitive, but many top athletes—people who are otherwise in great health—suffer from sleep disorders. Shouldn't an intense ...

A Simple Spit Test May Revolutionize How We Diagnose Concussions

Diagnosing the severity of a concussion could soon be as simple as collecting a swab of saliva. New research from Penn State University has found t...

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...

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (Nort...

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

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...

The Awesome Coaching Tactic Behind That Incredible Viral Volleyball Play

Odds are, you've seen the incredible viral volleyball play that's been burning up the internet over the last couple days. If not, here you go: ...

This Insane Volleyball Save May be the Best High School Sports Highlight Ever

When you combine awesome athletic talent and unbelievable effort, you can create moments of everlasting sports magic. Case in point, this superhuma...

Christian McCaffrey Says Playing Multiple Sports Is the Best Thing He's Ever Done

Christian McCaffrey is a weapon. His ability to dissect a defense in a multitude of ways makes him one of the most entertaining players in the NFL....

Why a Strong Parent-Coach Relationship is Essential

Students do better academically when they know their parents support the teacher and school. The same is certainly true for sports. Here's how you can...

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