6 must-have plays for every youth football offensive playbook

What makes a great youth coach? Is it their youth football playbook? Or is it undefeated seasons? City championships? Some might think winning is the criteria. For coaches at the...
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The ABCs of youth sports tryouts

Youth sports tryouts take a toll on many families. In our home, tryout week always brought a certain amount of tension – unspoken worries of, “What if our child doesn’t make the team?”...
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Who has the most unique high school mascot in each state?

(Photo via columbiamissourian.com) Every fall weekend, in cities and towns across the country, millions gather for high school football. It is one of greatest traditions in...
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USA Football Launches Adopt a League program in response to hurricanes

USA Football, in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, today introduced its “Adopt a League” program. The initiative identifies youth and scholastic football programs that hav...
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5 times when it’s OK to rock the boat in youth sports

When you see bad behavior in youth sports, do you ignore it? We are programmed in today’s society to mind our own business, and there are certainly many instances when we sho...

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Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald: Work ethic and attitude make the season fun

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As the season moves on, it’s important to remember your program’s foundation. The rollercoaster of each week can be taxing to ...

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Rookie Tackle youth football players show their stuff at halftime of NFL regular-season game

(Photos via Sam Riche) USA Football’s Rookie Tackle pilot program made its NFL regular-season debut Sunday to rave reviews. The program, which features smaller fields an...
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Social media cost this star athlete his Division I scholarship—now he is trying to educate others

An athlete’s athleticism on the field will get them recognized and perhaps earn a college offer. However, an athlete's character and actions off the field—and on ...

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6 must-have plays for every youth football offensive playbook

What makes a great youth coach? Is it their youth football playbook? Or is it undefeated seasons? City championships? Some might think winning is the criteria. For coaches at the...
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The ABCs of youth sports tryouts

Youth sports tryouts take a toll on many families. In our home, tryout week always brought a certain amount of tension – unspoken worries of, “What if our child doesn’t make the team?”...
Read More