Playing the same sport all year, puts a lot of stress on growing bodies according to Dr. Shannon Safier, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
Little League teams are struggling to attract players and baseball is less popular with other age groups as well.
The top 5 Philadelphia athletes over the last two decades.
Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …
Which all-time Philly athlete would you most want to go to dinner with?
“This is a college student, who by the rules of the NCAA, is not allowed to have any kind of work study. He can’t have a job. I don’t think that it is far-fetched,” said Lori Pelletier, Executive Secretary-Treasurer from the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.
In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
Far beyond home runs or the ability to run tremendous times at a combine is the damage to the health of the people abusing performance-enhancing drugs. This can’t be ignored.
Do the NCAA and pro leagues need to take more responsibility for broke athletes?
Athletes who use steroids may pay a steep price. Side-effects, short term, include premature balding and problems sleeping. Long-term risks include heart and liver damage.
While there are plenty of apps for athletes on the market, trainers have been at something of a disadvantage. Coach’s Eye looks to correct that.
Pennsylvania is tied for second place with New York for states with the most in London.
The commissioner of the Big 12 is not in favor of paying athletes.