Real Madrid has signed a 7-year-old soccer player from Argentina, who will begin training with the Spanish club’s youth squad in September. We asked Dan Lebowitz, executive director of Sport in Society, to explain how parents, coaches and professional organizations can best safeguard the social and psychological development of a sports prodigy.
On Sunday, the U.S. women’s soccer team suffered a devastating loss to Japan in the FIFA World Cup final. We asked Veronica Napoli, a senior forward for the Northeastern University women’s soccer team, to analyze the significance of the loss and ponder her past, present and future on the field.
Tracey Leone, the women’s soccer coach at Northeastern, looks at Team USA and its chances of winning its first FIFA World Cup title since 1999.
Northeastern men’s hockey player Jamie Oleksiak has been selected by the Dallas Stars with the 14th overall pick, becoming the Huskies’ second-ever first-round draftee.
The executive director of Northeastern’s Sport in Society center says pro athletes need to be more mindful of their powerful influence on children
Last week, Phoenix Suns President Rick Welts revealed that he is gay. We asked Dan Lebowitz, executive director of Sport in Society, a Northeastern University research center, to explain the dearth of openly gay male athletes in professional sports.