Tag Archives: youth sports

  • Middle School Basketball Player Tries to Poison Visiting Team with Bleach

    Middle School Basketball Player Tries to Poison Visiting Team with Bleach

    How’s this for disturbing? Apparently a middle school basketball player in Gaffney, South Carolina, has been “disciplined” by his school district after spiking an opposing team’s Gatorade with bleach. Oh, don’t worry. It was only a capful of bleach dumped into an entire jug, so nobody had to go to the hospital. The only symptoms […]

  • 27 Animated GIFs of Kids Playing Sports

    27 Animated GIFs of Kids Playing Sports

    Everyone knows that children are the future (unless they come between you and a home run ball). But guess what? It’s not the future yet, and until it is we are in charge of everything, including the Internet. So if we want to look at a bunch of animated GIFs of children playing sports—and mostly failing—then […]

  • Dwyane Wade’s 10-Year-Old Son Is Kind of Good at Basketball (Video)

    Dwyane Wade’s 10-Year-Old Son Is Kind of Good at Basketball (Video)

    Gatorade commercials will try to tell you that all you need to succeed in sports is a fiery spirit and a willingness to outwork your competitors (and lots of Gatorade). But having good genes helps, too. Just ask the Mannings…or the Hulls…or the Griffeys…or the Wades. Oh, what’s that? Yeah, it turns out that the […]

  • Viral Photo: Kid Steps in to Break Up Argument Between Coach and Referee

    Viral Photo: Kid Steps in to Break Up Argument Between Coach and Referee

    There are lots of reasons why we make kids play sports. It’s fun for them, it’s good for them, and it helps them make friends. However, perhaps the most important reason we have kids play sports is that it provides a way to teach them valuable life lessons and instill good values. Through sports, we can teach […]

  • 17-Year-Old Boxer Tubagus Sakti Dies in the Ring in Indonesia (Video)

    17-Year-Old Boxer Tubagus Sakti Dies in the Ring in Indonesia (Video)

    I apologize in advance: this is the most depressing sports-related story you’ll read all week. On Sunday, January 27, in Jakarta, Indonesia, a junior flyweight title bout between two 17-year-old boxers was halted in the 8th round. Ical Tobida was handed the victory by technical knock-out after Tubagus Sakti threw up his hands and gave […]