Wednesday, July 11, 2012


Phil Star.  Hyman says in the interview with SL that much of the blame falls on parents’ laps who have usurped control of youth sports. “It’s not the presence of adults that is distorting youth sports. Rather the issue is our well-documented impulse to turn sports for children into a de facto professional league. Only the kids are losers here. Their voices are rarely heard, and then only to justify the questionable judgment of adults.” Hyman emphasizes that “already we’ve turned youth sports into highly rated prime-time TV programming worth millions of dollars to networks and their sponsors.”... Read more

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