USWNT stalwart Sydney Leroux Dwyer and her husband, Orlando City striker Dom Dwyer, have produced one of the premier sports babies with their son Cassius. Sydney bolstered her 17-month-old’s growing reputation for reliable adorability yesterday with an Instagram video of a little trick she taught him that doubles as a…
The big game is coming up this weekend. Vikings vs. Bad Guys. It’s all on the line. Who’s ready?
Pro gaming has yet to become normalized enough for the parents of America to feel proud of their offspring for pursuing it professionally. At least, not until those children defy all expectations and start making hundreds of thousands of dollars in tournament winnings. Parents of pro gamers told the Wall Street Journal
In a good way!
On Saturdays, I play pick-up soccer with a regular group of guys. We use any open field we can find. That got harder early in the fall, when the youth soccer leagues began their seasons. Once we saw those kids marching toward us wearing matching uniforms, flanked by coaches carrying thick playbooks, we made way. Those…
The paradox of parenting is that you can perform all the functions and still feel like an imposter. Changing diapers, playing peekaboo, giving piggyback rides—it can all seem like play acting. Then comes the moment when you become a real dad. One day, you’ll be hanging out with your kid, open your mouth and produce a…
During yesterday’s Hearthstone matches at DreamHack Denver, the commentators mentioned a player called “MTGKid” between matches. A young kid, MTGKid is actually Quinn Kiefer—a 12-year-old Magic: The Gathering player.
One of the bad things about the USMNT missing out on the World Cup is that there will now be a generation of youngsters who won’t fall in love with the team and the sport. And while it’s only been days since the U.S.’s ouster became official, we’re already seeing examples of this phenomenon. Case in point: the above…
Boxers will usually preen and maybe even scuffle with each other at weigh-ins to scare up interest for their match, but when has a fighter’s small child ever punched his rival in the penis?
Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl with fiance Alexis Ohanian, according to her sister, Venus Williams. Us Weekly also reported the news.
“Try not to drop your baby,” said pediatrician Tricia Jean Gold, who practices at Tribeca Pediatrics in New York City, when I call to ask her advice.
Hey, don’t do that!
Charlie Blackmon is one of the best center fielders in baseball and has an extremely large beard. Both of these things have put him in good position to be a favorite among Rockies fans, and it looks like the formula is working for him:
Is a water balloon fight sports? Of course it is.
This kid had his shirt signed by Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, and he was absolutely overwhelmed by the moment while being interviewed by Pittsburgh’s WTAE.
OXON HILL, Md.—A row of metal detectors guards the hotel ballroom that stages the Scripps National Spelling Bee. There’s less than an hour until the final day kicks off with Round 4, but this main entrance is nearly empty—a trio of security guards are the only people here. I ask the woman who searches my bag if they…
This is great. Last night, the Pirates’ broadcast touted Sunday’s kids day, where all fans 14 and under in attendance would be given a free baseball glove. To go along with the promotion, the broadcast showed kids in the stands.
The accuracy of this tyke’s shot is obviously impressive as hell, but what I am here for is the taunting of the candle. This child is going to have a long and polarizing career, at least unless the candle comes back at him studs-up.
Spring is here. The weather is warm and the flowers are blooming and we, the too-lucky denizens of the hockey internet, are once again blessed with a bumper crop of names from the 14- and 15-year-old hockey players taken in yesterday’s WHL Bantam Draft. We have delighted in these drafts for a couple of years, and it…