Contact Us
Make My Homepage
youth sports

youth sports

Football Game
Mike Watson Images, ThinkStock
[

Could kids’ flag football leagues rival tackle football? Should they?

New Jersey 101.5's Bill Spadea stood up for tackle football — prompting Rutgers researchers to give it a closer look.

Read More

Wall Township Christmas Light Show
Photo courtesy Daniel Brateris
[

Ever-expanding Christmas light show donates $18K to youth sports group

It's been a staple in Wall Township for 10 years: the Christmas Light Show to benefit Lincroft-based nonprofit Challenged Youth Sports. But the event's recent growth is presenting a few obstacles for organizers, who are trying to figure out how to keep both the crowds and the donations rolling in.

Read More

Smartphone
iStockphoto
[

Being ignored due to smartphones, pushy sports parents and more on ‘D&D Today’

Here is what's being talked about on today's show.

Read More

football sled
Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ
[

Concussions still ignored at youth level, report finds

Concussion symptoms aren’t stopping most student-athletes from getting back into the game, despite the risks.

Read More

(Screengrab/Townsquare Media/YouTube)
(Screengrab/Townsquare Media/YouTube)
[

Should kids playing youth sports get participation trophies? – Poll

Today on the Dennis & Judi program, Dennis Malloy and Michele Pilenza, filling in for Judi Franco, talked about comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison regarding youth sports.

Read More

(XiXinXing, ThinkStock)
(XiXinXing, ThinkStock)
[

Playing in pain: Teens ignoring sports injuries

Every 25 seconds, a child in the United States is taken to the emergency room with a sports-related injury. That's 3,400 children a day and more often than not, young athletes between the ages of 13 and 15 are ignoring their injuries and playing even when they're hurt, according to a new study by Safe Kids Worldwide.

Read More

Children playing soccer in park
Siri Stafford, ThinkStock
[

Youth sports safety the goal of bill by NJ Senator, Congressman

Legislation designed to protect student-athletes in secondary and high schools, in New Jersey and across the nation, has been formally introduced in Washington, D.C.

Read More

Youth sports
Iris Nieves, ThinkStock
[

Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field.

Read More

Category: New Jersey News Tags:
(Juriah Mosin, ThinkStock)
(Juriah Mosin, ThinkStock)
[

Are youth sports too violent?

Every day, 3,400 children sustain sports injuries that are severe enough to be treated in the emergency room. Last year alone, 1.24 million kids nationwide, ages 19 and under, were treated in emergency rooms for sports-related injuries.

Read More

Youth sports
Iris Nieves, ThinkStock
[

Too much pressure on young athletes?

A number of parents think their child is competitive enough to continue playing sports in college or even on a professional level, when in reality a very low percentage of athletes are actually good enough to make it beyond high school.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.