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USWNT Star Christen Press on the Biggest Problem With American Youth Soccer

Stress and youth sports just don't mix. The No. 1 priority of youth sports should be for the kids to have fun. We want our kids to be active and le...

Every Youth Soccer Coach Should Steal This Drill From the U.S. Women's National Team

The United States Women's National Soccer team is inspiring to watch. The creativity and precision they display with their passes is a big reason t...

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...

These Pro Athletes Will Get Paid More Than Anyone Else in 2018

Professional athletes make a lot of money—even rookies and journeymen. But when you start talking about the most well-compensated athletes in ea...

5 Lower-Body Exercises Soccer Players Should Be Doing

Soccer success largely requires speed and athleticism. Many plays consist of single-leg actions, stop-and-go movements, hard cuts and explosive spr...

5 Soccer Strength Exercises You Can Perform Anywhere

Here's a sad truth: Soccer players don't strength train enough. With the hectic life of the modern student-athlete, including games, practices, sch...

Chad Johnson Believes American Athletes Would Be 'Unbelievable' if Every Kid Grew up Playing Soccer

Count Chad Johnson among the football icons who believe our children should play soccer. Last Summer, Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh sha...

Why Soccer Players Should Strength Train

The weight room can be an intimidating place. Especially if you're the youngest, smallest or weakest player on your soccer team. High school soccer...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

What American Youth Soccer Can Learn From Youth Hockey

Youth soccer has experienced tremendous growth in America over the last three decades. There's been roughly an 89-percent increase in youth soccer ...

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