football

If you don't practice with the intensity you'll need on game day, there's no way your mind and body will be prepared for it.
The lessons kids learn on the field prepare them for life.
You don't need world-class facilities to foster young athletic talent.
These tips help NFL Combine hopefuls (and you) take flight on the vertical and broad jump.
Athletes rarely run a straight line in their sports. So how do you develop the ability to change direction?
A look into the violence - on and off the field - of football, boxing, and mixed martial arts. Why it happens and how we can stop it.
While there has long been debate over who the greatest athletes are and which sports produce them, there isn’t much discussion over which sport is the toughest sport.
Major League Soccer is becoming more popular in the United States, but it faces an uphill battle in winning over the hearts of Americans. Here's why.
Now that the 2014 FIFA World Cup is in full flow, here are some highlights from 2010.
Nothing can bring down the NFL. Nothing except a lack of players to fill the shoes of the current ones. Would you let your kid play football?
Between 1960 and 2009, 123 high school football players died from heat-related illness. A new study suggests the risks are highest for linemen.
New research confirmed the NFL-225 test is a reliable indicator of strength and endurance in football players.
Being big is not necessarily unhealthy. But studies of retired NFL linemen have found they are 52% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than comparable members of the general public.
Researchers took a look at results from the famed NFL combine. They examined trends in test results, and the changes in players performances were surprising.
Enter a high school or college weight room and take an inventory of the equipment. How many neck machines do you see? Usually none. But the proper neck exercises could save an athlete's brain.
College and professional football players are getting bigger every year. In fact, the average lineman from 2011 outweighs his counterpart from 1942 by over forty pounds. Why is this?
I just turned 34 and it prompted me to look back at 22 years of training. There are 3 big lessons I learned, that I wish I knew earlier. Maybe they will help you. I'm sticking to them from now on.