Parents Shell Out Big Bucks For Gear, Uniforms So Kids Can Play On Elite ‘Travel’ TeamsParents in search of a competitive edge have been shelling out big time for their kids to play on so-called 'elite' or 'travel' sports teams not affiliated with their schools.
Schwartz: Preventing ACL Injuries In Youth Sports Should Be A Top PriorityThe fact is that ACL or “anterior cruciate ligament” knee injuries or any other soft tissue or lower extremity injuries are not just limited to professional athletes.
Schwartz: Requiring Use Of Certified Athletic Trainers Key To Protecting Our Young AthletesA majority of high schools in New Jersey have a certified athletic trainer, but there are very few schools in New York that follow suit.
Jared Max: In This Day And Age, Football Fans Face Difficult Societal DilemmaIn one breath, fans scream, "Knock his &$#*!&@ block off!" In the next breath, many feign compassion about the game's brutality.
Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 10th-August 14thThe Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that brings you the wildest callers from across the nation.
NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From ConcussionsWhat City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.
Kallas: A Look At Derek Jeter And The Effect He's Had On Young AthletesIn a world where most athletes try to make the game about themselves and try to draw attention to themselves, it was Jeter who deflected attention and only wanted to do one thing: help his team win.
West Babylon Residents Cry Foul Over Barrage Of Balls, Noise Coming From Little League FieldHomeowners in one Long Island village say they have a simple request. They want the park across the street and the little league baseball players who use it to be better neighbors.
Youth Groups: Access To Predators' Records Will Mean Better Safety New legislation has been proposed in light of a recent massive sexual predator bust. Proponents said the legislation will better protect children.
Borough Cup Championship Games To Be Played At Yankee Stadium The NYC All Star Sports Group has announced that the U12 and U13/14 championship games of the Borough Cup will be held at Yankee Stadium.
Kids Run Together To Learn About Fitness In JamboreeMore than 2,500 kids took parts in the New York Road Runners Club youth jamboree in Washington Heights on Saturday.