Tag Archives: Youth

Pop Warner youth football sued over Wisconsin man’s suicide

By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of a Wisconsin man who died in 2012 is suing the Pop Warner organization, saying his suicide was the result of dementia caused by brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football. Joseph Chernach was 25 when he hanged himself in his mother’s shed in Hixton, Wisconsin, in 2012. The ...

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NFL Star Dwight Freeney — TEAMS UP WITH KOBE BRYANT … Kick-Ass Surprise for At-Risk Youth

EXCLUSIVE This is a VERY COOL moment caught on tape … when NFL star Dwight Freeney meets up with Kobe Bryant — and gives a bunch of kids in an after-school program the surprise of their lives!!!  It all went down in San Diego on October 6th — Dwight took 10 kids from the After School All Stars program (helping ...

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Donovan surrounded by youth for Ecuador exhibition

FILE – In this July 13, 2013, file photo, United States’ Landon Donovan gestures after scoring on a penalty kick during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer game against Cuba in Sandy, Utah. Donovan will be surrounded by a relatively youthful roster for the United States’ exhibition against Ecuador in Connecticut on Friday, when he is set ...

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New Year Brings New Boy Scouts Policy on Openly Gay Youth

Openly gay youth will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts of America as of Jan. 1, 2014. The Boy Scouts of America has authorized a new policy that will go into effect on Jan. 1 that has generated a lot of mixed feelings. A new policy approved in May by the group’s National Council will go into effect this ...

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Once Again, Irish Youth Are Leaving For A Better Life Overseas

Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday is not available. i i hide captionWorkers in Dublin head home on Friday. Ireland officially ended its reliance on a $ 93 billion European loan program Sunday, but austerity programs are still in place and young people are leaving the country to find work. Peter Morrison/AP Workers in Dublin head home on ...

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