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Playing Youth Sports Takes A Lot More Green Than It Used To

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How Likely Is It, Really, That Your Athletic Kid Will Turn Pro?

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Women Want To Stay In The Game, But Life Intervenes

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Why We Play Sports: Winning Motivates, But Can Backfire, Too

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Ten-year-old Jake Herrera and his Los Angeles team run around the diamond as a warmup for baseball practice. Benjamin B. Morris for NPR hide caption

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Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game

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Take A Hike To Do Your Heart And Spirit Good

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Even golfers using a motorized cart can burn about 1,300 calories and walk 2 miles when playing 18 holes. Halfdark/fstop/Corbis hide caption

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Take A Swing At This: Golf Is Exercise, Cart Or No Cart

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