General Articles,Players,Parents

Los Angeles football league honors Sandy Hook victims

By Keith Johnson Fri, 12/13/2013 - 2:58pm

As the nation reflects on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting tragedy, a Los Angeles Pop Warner football program held a game to honor Jack Pinto and the rest of the victims.

Jack was 6-year-old boy, who along with 25 others, was shot and killed that day in Newtown, Conn. A New York Giants fan, Jack was honored at the time by Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, who wrote “RIP Jack” on his cleats.

Jack was a sweet, loving, active boy who enjoyed playing all kinds of sports but most of all loved having fun and being with other kids.

General Articles,Parents

Chiefs teach K.C. moms about Heads Up Football

By Rachel Santschi, Wed, 12/04/2013 - 4:45pm

On Tuesday, the Kansas City Chiefs hosted a Heads Up Football Safety Clinic at The University of Kansas Hospital Training Complex specifically geared to mothers of youth football players. This is only the second time the NFL has joined with a team to host an event of this kind, and nearly 300 mothers participated in the clinic.

General Articles,Parents,Coaches

Mackovic to parents: Be smart, stay engaged

By Joe Frollo Tue, 11/26/2013 - 12:00pm

Former NFL and college football head coach John Mackovic has some simple advice for parents who are weighing whether to let their sons play football.