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July 31, 2018

Jon Lester warns athletes about social media use

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester on Monday issued a warning to young athletes about the way they use their public social media profiles. [caption id="attachment_26692" align="alignright" width="317"] Photo: Arturo Pardavila III, Wikimedia Commons[/...

March 21, 2017

Auriemma: ‘If your body language is bad, you’ll never get in the game’

Video from a Geno Auriemma press conference during last year's NCAA women's Final Four is getting a lot of attention this week, and it's worth revisiting given its strong message to young athletes. Auriemma, who has led UConn to 109 straight wins ...

December 12, 2016

Texas launching extensive study of brain injuries in young athletes

Texas this week is launching a massive study to examine brain injuries in young athletes and whether new initiatives are making a difference. The study is commissioned by the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and the O'Donnell Brain Institut...

October 12, 2016

Gymnasts propose changes to guard athletes from sexual abuse

Nearly a dozen gymnasts have banded together and renewed their call for stronger policies to protect young athletes from sexual abuse. [caption id="attachment_17790" align="alignright" width="214"] Former Olympians believe changes are needed to pr...