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EQUIPMENT ROOM: Buying a Baseball Glove

EQUIPMENT ROOM: Buying a Baseball Glove

For any young athlete interested in playing baseball or softball, one of the first steps to success is selecting the right glove. A player’s comfort level with their glove is crucial since a glove is a tool that any player can use to hone their skills.

School Bus Safety Tips

School Bus Safety Tips

Over 25 million students, from elementary to high school, ride school buses to and from school every day.

Providing Health for the Home Team

Providing Health for the Home Team

Preventing Concussions a Priority for Allegheny Health Network Concussion Center

Staying Warm in the Cold Weather

Staying Warm in the Cold Weather

Spring is just around the corner and before long, children will be spending more and more time outdoors. But just because the sun is out doesn't mean it's actually warm – spring in Pittsburgh can be brutal!

Distance Running

Distance Running

What to know if your child is interested in distance running

When Winning Matters

When Winning Matters

"Sure, winning isn't everything. It's the only thing." - Football coach Red Sanders, in Sports Illustrated, Dec. 26, 1955, often attributed to Vince Lombardi

The Challenges of Being a Sports Parent
Wherever you are on your path as a sports parent, it’s good to stop and examine your approach to their activity. Do you pay enough attention? Are you pushing your child a little too hard?

We’ve all heard about (or have seen) the overbearing parent who shouts too loudly at games, bullies the coach to play their child more, and every once in a while gets ejected from the game. The...

Sibling rivalries: Athletic struggles and successes in families
Bill and Nancy Johns discussed many things before having children, but they never thought that having two of their own children excelling in softball would cause a world of trouble.

The yelling, fighting and physical confrontations between Michelle and Melissa, two years apart, were becoming unbearable.

“The girls had always been inseparable,” Nancy Johns said. “They...

Bumps & Bruises: Summer Precautions
The sun is at its peak in the sky, which means it nearing the middle of summer and your kid is most likely outside.

There are many outdoor-related injuries that children endure in the summer months. As a parent, it is essential to stock your medicine cabinet with some small valuables to help your adventurer out...

Breakfast is for Champions
More Americans, especially adolescents, are skipping the most important meal of the day—breakfast. Here are some reasons to include a balanced breakfast in your routine:

More Americans, especially adolescents, are skipping the most important meal of the day—breakfast. Here are some reasons to include a balanced breakfast in your routine:

Break the...

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