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VC Fund Opportunity Seed Backs Sports Fundraising & Media Platform League Network

Jul 26, 2018

(July 19, 2018, Newark, NJ) – Michigan-based sports tech and social impact fund Opportunity Seed today announced its investment in Red Herring Top 100 award-winning youth sports media and fundraising platform League Network PBC. Opportunity Seed’s portfolio include sports training software firm V1Sports, all-weather golf […]

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6 Traits Your Child Could Develop from Joining Youth Sports

Jul 24, 2018

Sports will teach your kids so much more than how to have the proper form and technique. And while it’s true that sports participation provides enormous physical benefits, the perks of your child playing games doesn’t end there. The reality is that sports offer your […]

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Why Youth Leagues Should Require Coaches to Be First-Aid Certified

Jul 19, 2018

From sprains to strains to scrapes, kids are exposed to all sorts of injuries playing sports. But while many coaches are prepared to clean a wound based on personal experience, how prepared are they if one their athletes choke on a snack, or runs into […]

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7 Quick and Healthy Meals to Fuel Sports Active Youths

Jul 13, 2018

Your young athlete needs nutritious food to keep them fueled for the physical demands of their active lifestyle. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy for parents to cook meals that you would typically find on an elite athlete’s daily menu.  However, some of the healthiest meals […]

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Artificial Turf: What Is It and Is It Safe for Our Kids?

Jul 9, 2018

Artificial turf is primarily a surface made of fake grass. Also referred to as artificial lawn, it is constructed to mimic the appearance of a real lawn. The “grass” is made of synthetic fibers or yarn which are typically polyethylene or polypropylene. There are high-quality […]

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10 Popular Sports Drinks: Just How Much Sugar is Loaded in them?

Jun 28, 2018

With flavors like Cool Blue, Blackout Berry, Lemon-Lime, Mountain Berry Blast, and Pink Lemonade, it’s no wonder young athletes are so attracted to them. But before you let your child grab one, know that many of these sports drinks contain artificial flavors and food coloring […]

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League Network PBC chosen as 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

Jun 25, 2018

(June 20, 2018, Los Angeles, U.S.) – Red Herring today announced the winners of its Top 100 North America 2018 competition, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies. The winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Marina Del Rey Hotel, […]

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5 Nutrients and Minerals for Kids Who Are Active in Sports

Jun 21, 2018

All children need enough nutrients and minerals to meet their dietary needs. The best way for them to achieve this is to consume the right foods. If your child is a young athlete, you’ll need to ensure they’re eating the right foods that will keep […]

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6 Ways to Lower the Costs on Your Kid’s Sports

Jun 19, 2018

One of the top reasons why kids quit sports has nothing to do with their lack of interest but with a shortage of funds. The sad reality is that many parents cannot afford the costs involved in sports participation. Between the uniform, equipment, and travel […]

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