• Drink up: Hydration tips for summer soccer
    Hydration is a key element in proper sports safety, and a good hydration strategy will also improve performance.
  • The childhood soccer of Crystal Dunn -- an environment that no longer exists
    Crystal Dunn is a New York kid. She developed in an environment that no longer exists.
  • How to spot heat illness warning signs
    This is the time of year we need to review some aspects of heat illness, and a potentially deadly form of heat injury called exertional heat stroke. A recently published study of NCAA athletes revealed that heat illness is most common in preseason training, and that tackle football has the highest incidence -- but athletes in all sports are potentially at risk.
  • Heat and humidity can be lethal for your players -- here's what to know
    It can be OK to practice in 100-degree weather, or it could be dangerous. It depends on the humidity factor.
  • How refs get through challenging games -- use 'Triple H'
    What happens when a game suddenly goes south and you as the ref might not even understand why?