Former football pros may be more likely to battle depression when they have brain damage linked to concussion
Why would someone celebrated as a hero break the rules? Lance Armstrong’s decision to stop fighting antidoping charges prompts parents to parse right and wrong
Teens who play at least three team sports are least likely to be overweight or obese, a new study finds. Makes sense, but does the required time commitment come at the expense of parental sanity?
It’s that time of year again. March Madness is around the corner and athletes — and inspired fans — are aiming to improve their performance on the court. It turns out, the secret to game-time success may lie in players’ imaginations.
America is becoming a punch-drunk place. With the NHL season raging along and the NFL gearing up for its bone-crunching round of playoffs starting this month, most fans try not to give too much thought to how the players …
An estimated 18,000 children and teens are involved in amateur boxing, but a new policy statement from the American Association of Pediatrics says that the risk of both chronic and acute brain injury is simply too high and that …
Millions of kids play sports. But are they playing the right ones? Forget fun; this is about — to borrow a catchphrase from Charlie Sheen — winning. Now, at least two companies are marketing DNA tests that purport to help …
Moms-to-be have a lot to worry about while they’re expecting, especially since everything they’re exposed to has a chance of affecting their developing baby.
My first reaction when I saw a recent New York Times story about really little kids taking to the playing field was: “That’s my daughter!” Not exactly, of course; same uniform, different child.