Posts tagged "Industry News"

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Three Things Organizers and Coaches Can Do to Prevent Injuries in Youth Sports

Maybe the only thing outpacing the rise in youth sports injuries is the freely given advice about preventing them. The problem is, none of it quite explains how, says Joe Janosky, director of sports safety at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), which is ranked the...

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More Young Athletes Are Getting Injured — Why, and How, to Stop It (Hint: Cutting Playing Time Won’t Do It)

Here’s an equation that doesn’t add up: Steady or declining participation in organized youth sports = a significant rise in youth sports injuries (including a 200% increase in damaged ACLs). “It’s really very disheartening to organizers and administrators,” says Joe Janosky, director of sports safety...

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6 Tips for Building a Better Website

We all know it’s crucial to have a website for your organization or business, but when was the last time you evaluated what is on your website and how well it is working for you? We spoke with Mike Jacobs, CEO of Proper Villains agency...

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Eight Barriers that Stop Girls from Playing Sports–and an Olympian’s Advice on How to Break Through

Angela Ruggiero is a four-time Olympic ice hockey medalist (gold, silver, bronze, silver), member of both the International Olympic Committee and Hockey Hall of Fame, and CEO of the Sports Innovation Lab. She is also past-president of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the former Chief...

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What Can Youth Programs Learn from This Year’s Winter Olympics

Of the many remarkable moments from this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, two triumphs point to a growing body of research and recommendations about youth sports:   Norway’s impressive medal count — which it credits to a key tenet of its youth sports programs that...

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#BallOverAll Wrap – Youth Basketball’s Evolution, Paying College Players, and the “Jelly” Movement

Our last #BallOverAll tweet chat discussed how the game has evolved recently, whether college players should get paid, and the jelly movement sweeping New York In our most recent #BallOverAll tweet chat hosted on November 1st at noon, EST, we received some great insights focused...

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BallOverAll – The Twitter Chat For Basketball Leaders

We’re excited to announce a live Twitter chat event and forum hosted by the LeagueApps Hoops team that will be taking place on Wednesday, November 1st. The online event is titled BallOverAll. Tune in to Twitter from Noon – 12:45pm EST for an in-depth open...

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Girls’ Softball Team Kicked Out of Tournament Final After ‘Inappropriate’ Social Media Post

A girls softball team that had outscored its opponents 29-1 learned a valuable lesson about social media: Post with caution. The team from Atlee, Virgina, was disqualified Saturday from the nationally televised championship game at the Junior League World Series in Kirkland, Washington, after one...

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How 5 of New Jersey’s Top Sports Brands Influenced The State’s Industry

There are over 2,300 sports organizations in the state of New Jersey. With all those options, you have to be able to show a parent or athlete what separates your programs from others. One way to do that is to find a way you can influence your...

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FundPlay and Volo City: Making Sports Happen

Everything we do is part of our goal to ensure that everyone everywhere has access to great sports experiences. To fulfill that mission, LeagueApps has launched FundPlay. FundPlay is a LeagueApps initiative and the actionable manifestation of LeagueApps’ mission to “make sports happen.” The goal is to provide opportunities...