Sport-Related Concussions More Common In High School Girls

(Reuters Health) – In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study. The reasons may have to do with physical or equipment differences and how often girls and boys report concussions they experience, but the result indicates […]

MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too

Ja’nae Wray dug into the left-handed batter’s box on a field at Major League Baseball’s youth academy in Compton, California, Friday afternoon, her bat raised just above her shoulder as she waited for her pitch. A belt-high fastball came toward her, and she unleashed, hammering a three-run home run over the center field fence. Not […]

Dwight Howard On Helping To Empower And Educate Girls In East Africa

Dwight Howard has made a number of career highlights on the court but off the court the basketball superstar has been making a difference, too. Through the years, the Atlanta Hawks center’s D12 Foundation has made advancements in its efforts to empower the schoolgirls of Tanzania by providing the nation with educational resources. In July, the […]