Youth Sports

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Youth Football Team Cuts Ribbon On New Field In North Philadelphia

The Pop Warner Pee Wee champion Blackhawks dedicated their new football field in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

12/02/2014

Otho Boykin (red sweater) surrounded by former players from the Liberty Saints Athletic Association. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Former Liberty Saints Youth Players Say “Thank You” To Their Founder

Scores of former players from a now defunct youth athletic team from North Philadelphia reunited this weekend to say thank you to the man who founded the group more than 45 years ago.

09/14/2014

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Survey: Youth Sports Leagues Causing Moms To Stress Out

The report, which polled more than 400 moms, revealed that the pressure for kids to perform and the grueling practice schedule of some youth sports leagues has mothers on edge.

08/20/2013

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Candy For Concussions: Survey Says Bounties Have Made Their Way To Youth Sports

A new survey says that “bounty” type programs aren’t just something that happens in professional, college, or even high school sports, but athletes as young as eight years-old.

06/25/2013

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Youth Sports Safety Action Plan Proposed To Lawmakers

Not surprisingly, we’ve learned that school sports aren’t always fun. Fortunately, the Youth Sports Safety Alliance has proposed some major safety changes.

03/11/2013

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Study: Most Children Feel Pressured When Playing Team Sports

A new survey indicates many kids are feeling a lot of pressure when it comes to team sports.

03/30/2012

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Kids Losing Interest In Baseball

From 2000 to 2009, the most recent figures available show that the number of kids playing baseball fell 24% and despite concerns about concussions, youth football has soared.

04/13/2011

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