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Stories with subject: Youth sports
  • Youth baseball coach sentenced for molestation 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:26 pm
  • MARTINEZ, California - A judge has sentenced a longtime San Francisco Bay Area youth baseball coach convicted of molesting children to nearly 11 years in prison.

  • Cal Ripken World Series coming to Jonesboro 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 2:06 pm
  • JONESBORO, Arkansas - The Cal Ripken 10-year-old World Series and Jonesboro city officials have finalized plans for Jonesboro to host the 2015 series.

  • Syrian youth footballer killed in mortar attack 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:14 am
  • DAMASCUS, Syria - The Syrian Football Association says a national youth team player has been killed in a mortar attack in the central city of Homs.

  • Youngsville considers tobacco ban at sports center 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:02 am
  • YOUNGSVILLE, Louisiana - The Youngsville City Council has introduced an ordinance that would ban all tobacco products in the new youth sports complex set to open in the spring.

  • Girl hockey teams on the decline in Vermont 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:16 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Participation in girl's hockey in Vermont has been declining for years, leaving coaches and officials to worry about the health of the sport in the state.

  • Italian power AS Roma to visit Disney again 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 12:21 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - Italian soccer powerhouse AS Roma is returning to Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando for a week of training and a friendly against Orlando City.

  • Work starting on new Evansville sports complex 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:42 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Construction is starting on a new $14 million sports complex in Evansville that officials say will help the city attract many youth baseball and softball tournaments.

  • 'El Maestro' Tabarez leads Uruguay at World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 5:18 am
  • MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - To say that Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has been around would be an understatement.

  • NCAA hosts summit to discuss state of women's game 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:44 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - With the build up to Tuesday night's matchup of undefeated teams in the women's national title showdown, a group of stakeholders in the sport met to discuss how to increase interest in the game and keep the momentum going after the final buzzer of the UConn-Notre Dame matchup.

  • MLS team to run new Rapid City soccer club 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 10:56 am
  • RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Soccer organizations in Rapid City are merging and forging a partnership with a major league team.

  • Cops: NY player assaulted ref at Pa. hockey game 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:31 am
  • CORAOPOLIS, Pennsylvania - A youth hockey player from New York has been charged with assaulting a referee during a tournament near Pittsburgh.

  • Kentucky legislature finishing work for 2014 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:47 pm
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky General Assembly on Monday banned electronic cigarette sales to minors and approved the state's first use of a medicinal marijuana product, among other measures, on the legislature's last day before the upcoming veto session.

  • Kentucky passes bill allowing teens to referee 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:43 pm
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Teenagers under 14 can referee youth sports leagues under a bill that passed the Kentucky General Assembly on Monday.

  • Mass. football coach charged with assaulting boy 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:54 pm
  • LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts - A former Massachusetts youth football coach who allegedly sexually assaulted a boy on his team has been ordered held on $15,000 cash bail.

  • Heads Up Football program flourishing 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 4:24 pm
  • ORLANDO, Fla - When USA Football created a program to teach safe tackling to youngsters, it projected reaching a few hundred football organizations throughout the nation.

  • Former Ohio coach gets 7 years for sex with child 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 6:05 am
  • DAYTON, Ohio - A southwest Ohio soccer coach has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

  • US college sports system a rarity across the globe 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:23 pm
  • The U.S. college sports system, which generates billions of dollars and draws millions of fans and viewers every year, is a rarity across the globe.

  • Pasco girls wrestling coach pleads not guilty 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 11:17 am
  • KENNEWICK, Washington - A four-time Washington state girls wrestling champion who became an assistant coach for girls wrestling at Pasco High School pleaded not guilty to a charge of child molestation.

  • Detroit outlines new vision for Tiger Stadium site 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 12:11 pm
  • DETROIT - Detroit has released a new vision for the former site of Tiger Stadium that would include a youth baseball field along with stores, residential space and offices.

  • NFL gives $45 million youth football grant 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 1:50 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - The NFL Foundation is giving USA Football a five-year, $45 million grant to expand the already burgeoning Heads Up Football program that teaches safe tackling to youngsters.

  • Ex-treasurer of NY youth hockey program sentenced 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 12:51 pm
  • BUFFALO, New York - The former treasurer of a western New York youth hockey club has been sentenced to weekends in jail and community service for stealing $90,000 from the club to support a gambling addiction.

  • Mini-golf course atop former trash dump thrives 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 3:44 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - For 37 years, Bob Walther has been building a popular and successful Evansville business in an unlikely place - on the city's former trash dump.

  • Columbia holding youth baseball, softball expo 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:07 am
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is holding a youth baseball and softball expo.

  • Beach beats Thompson at state B 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 4:18 pm
  • FARGO, North Dakota - Beach overcame a 16-point deficit at halftime to beat No. 2-seed Thompson 56-48 in the opening round of the North Dakota Class B girls basketball tournament Thursday.