HS CODE OF CONDUCT: Tennis Players Join Senior Skip Day; Then Told They’re Suspended from Playing in State Quarterfinals + MORE

HS CODE OF CONDUCT: Tennis Players Join Senior Skip Day; Then Told They’re Suspended from Playing in State Quarterfinals + MORE
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Girls Drop Out Rate Higher Than Boys + MORE

Why Do More Girls Drop Out of Sports Than Boys? We already knew that by the time they are 13, seventy-five percent of kids drop out of sports, mostly because they’re not having fun anymore. But research shows that girls drop out of sports at rates six times higher than boys. We spoke recently with.... More »
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Can 6 Questions Predict Elbow Injury Risk For Young Pitchers?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are gaining more knowledge about the factors responsible for overuse injuries and catastrophic elbow ligament tears in young pitchers It is far better to moni.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why HS Football Continues to Lose Players

A few days ago, Ken Belson of the NY Times did a probing feature about the continuing decline of HS football numbers in this country. Ken happened to focus on Maplewood Richmond Heights HS, a HS school from the St. Louis suburban area, a public HS that just five years ago was competing for a Missour.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Baseball Continues to Lose Its Young Fan Base at an Alarming Rate + MORE

Earlier this month, I had Rob Nelson, the inventor of Big League Chew, on my show to talk about the sudden and rapid decline of kids signing up for youth baseball in this country. As I mentioned on WFAN, I have been getting these reports of a lack of participation for the past few years, but this ye.... More »

The Crucial Importance Of Good Football Helmet Fit + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Proper football helmet fitting is a very important step in reducing risk of injuries such as concussions, facial lacerations, and facial fractures Many high scho.... More »
 
My knees ached.  The pressure on my feet made them feel like they could break at any moment.  My body was wearing down.  The finish line was in sight, but it didn’t seem to be getting any closer.  The last remaining miles of a marathon are excruciating.
A marathon is a long distance running race covering over 26…

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You’re a senior on the HS tennis team. And in a few days, you and your teammates are competing in the state’s quarterfinals tournament.
But later this week, it’s Senior Skip Day – a very unofficial day in which Seniors decide not to attend class, much to the consternation of the faculty. But Senior Skip Day has become something of a tradition in recent years, and besides, what harm is done?
The school’s athletic director warns the senior tennis players that there will be consequences if they follow the crowd on Skip Day…

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Regular readers of the B/R Blog are familiar with the Shoutouts category, and may be wondering where it’s gone.
I decided to discontinue it.
I started posting Shoutouts—links and praise for particularly good Bleacher Report stories—in the early days of this blog, in April 2011. The idea was to give a pat on the back and some recognition to those among B/R’s hundreds of writers who were standing out from the crowd…

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Adidas Big Summer Sale Happening Now

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If you’ve put off shopping for your summer sports wear until now, you have just hit the jackpot. The adidas Summer Sale is on and you can get up to 50% off of over 1,000 items! Running shoes, basketball gear, soccer cleats, swimwear—for men, women and kids—everything an athletic family needs to participate in a summer of activity…

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