Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs. Credit: Dilip Vishwanat, Getty Images
Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and his wife Sarah have created a foundation to benefit children's charities throughout the Chicago area."I believe it is imp...Kerry and Sarah Wood set up foundation to help Chicago's children.
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The days of being a well-rounded athlete are quickly becoming ancient history.Today's young jocks are incre...Kids who played multiple sports were injured less often than their one-sport focused peers.
Is your kid the next basketball superstar? A test could tell you. Credit: Getty
Well, this sounds like the beginning of a horror movie.For $20, you can get a genetic testing kit that supposedly tells you if your child may be the ne...Scientists question the ethics of trying to genetically ID the next Michael Jordan.
Would you want an alleged criminal teaching your kid about sportsmanship? Credit: Charlie Riedel, AP This question comes via an item from NBC News in New York: "Brooklyn Magistrate Ramon Reyes has allowed Anthony Colandra, suspected in...A double murder suspect in New York has been allowed to coach his son's Little League team.
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy"Do you have the baby on a schedule yet?" New parents may think they're being asked about their 2-month-old's sleeping patterns, but, in this ultra-competitive world,...Want your baby to go pro when she grows up? Better start training now.
Too much time is spent sitting, rather than playing during sports practices, a new study shows. Credit: CorbisKids are so busy these days. After-school schedules are are filled with hours of sports practices and homework. Weekends are packed wit...Only about a quarter of children playing organized sports are getting the amount of exercise recommended by the government during team practice, the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine reports.
To avoid injury, have kids take some time off their primary sport throughout the year. Credit: Corbis School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some fres...School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some fresh air, exercise and relieve stress, increasingly they are a source of injury, too.
Serious basketball-related injuries can be life-threatening. Credit: Getty ImagesIf your kid plays basketball, you're probably all too familiar with the sprains, strains, broken fingers and concussions that come with the territory -- and with ...If your kid plays basketball, you're probably all too familiar with the sprains, strains, broken fingers and concussions that come with the territory -- and with the resultant trips to the emergency room. Study shows that the types of injuries young athletes are getting into are more serious than ever.
Kid serious about soccer? Better get her a trainer now. Credit: GettyEarning a spot on the Little League roster is no longer enough. Parents are now investing in personal trainers to make sure their kid becomes the star player, sacrificing s...Parents are now investing in personal trainers to make sure their kid becomes the star player, sacrificing savings and sometimes their child's health in the process.
NASCAR star Matt Kenseth and his family enjoy a day at the race track. Credit: Getty ImagesYou've practically been living at the swimming pool, tennis courts and soccer fields this summer. If you love those games and other summer sports -- but y...
Is your baby boy a future All-Star? Start him young with sports-themed bedding. Credit: CorbisExcited about introducing your son to your favorite athletes? Choosing boy baby bedding based on your team spirit can be a fun way to decorate your...
Spanish soccer team Athletic Bilbao played a charity game against 200 children earlier this week. Lucky for us, some of the 20,000 fans in attendance were kind enough to post videos of the "football" game, as it's called over there, to YouTube. ...