DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

SPORTSMANSHIP: HS Baseball Team Wins Game 82-0 + MORE

Well, this is just wrong. Numerous reports surfaced over the last couple of days where a HS varsity baseball team defeated an opponent 82-0. Here are the details. Old Rochester HS of Massachusetts wanted to add an extra game or two to its spring schedule, and their coach, Steve Carvalho, looked arou.... More »
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Women and Fantasy Football Leagues + MORE

Women and fantasy football may seem like an unlikely pairing to some, but here’s my story. For as long as I can remember, football has run through my veins. I grew up in a suburb of Detroit when Barry Sanders was in his prime. I have fond memories of my parents taking me to NFL […] The p.... More »

DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA: The Issues Only Continue to Grow in Size + MORE

LAST SUNDAY ON MY WFAN SPORTS EDGE RADIO SHOW, WE HAD A MOST SPIRITED DISCUSSION ABOUT THE GROWING – AND DISTURBING – IMPACT THAT SOCIAL MEDIA IS HAVING ON OUR KIDS — AND ESPECIALLY ON OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES. AS YOU MAY RECALL, I STARTED THE CONVERSATION LAST WEEK BY TALKING ABOUT JOSH HADER.... More »

How to Avoid One of the Biggest Parenting Mistakes + MORE

Every parent makes a parenting mistake now and then. You yell at your kids, forget to do something really important, not listen when you should–the list is endless. But one of the biggest mistakes you can make as a parent actually has nothing to do with your kids. It has to do with YOU. Every..... More »
This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop  behavioral, cognitive and depression issues.
Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tackle football…

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