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Why a World-Renowned Sports Doctor Recommends CrossFit for High School Athletes

"To be a high school recruit in any major sport, you have to play that sport year-round." This statement has been the dogma for many youthful athlete...

Why There's No Such Thing as an 'Elite' Youth Athlete

Right this second, you can go online and find a list of the top basketball recruits for the class of 2028. It consists of the "best" basketball rec...

The Childhood Drill That Helped Pat Mahomes Build Superhuman Arm Strength

On a handful of passing attempts each game, Patrick Mahomes seemingly shreds the laws of physics. When a quarterback drops back to throw, their bra...

Think Youth Golfers Must Specialize Early to Be Great? Henrik Stenson Says Otherwise

We've rallied against the rise of early specialization in youth sports for years now. But what about golf? After all, Tiger Woods was appearing ...

Leonard Fournette Reveals His No. 1 Tip for Young Athletes Looking to Get Faster

Leonard Fournette is freaky fast. Last season, the Jacksonville Jaguars running back totaled the two fastest speeds recorded by any NFL ballcarrier...

Doug Baldwin Says Basketball Is the Best Workout for Becoming a Better Route Runner

At 5-foot-10, 192 pounds, Doug Baldwin rarely has a size advantage over the man across from him. Yet the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver is one of t...

Playing Two Sports in the Same Season? Here's Why It's a Risky Decision

We love multi-sport athletes here at STACK. Why? The same reason college coaches prefer recruiting them—in general, multi-sport athletes tend ...

5 Reasons College Coaches Love to Recruit Multi-Sport Athletes

"Do you prefer recruiting multi-sport athletes or single-sport athletes?" It's one of my favorite questions to ask college coaches. Overwhelmingly,...

DeAndre Ayton Didn't Play Basketball Until He Was 12 Years Old, Now He's a No. 1 Overall Pick

In basketball terms, DeAndre Ayton is a unicorn. The 7-foot-1 center, whom the Phoenix Suns recently selected with the No.1  overall pick in the 2...

11 Star Athletes Who Expected to Go Pro in a Different Sport

The romanticized view of pro athletes is that they've dreamt about doing whatever they do for a long, long time. That's how it works, right? ...

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