Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Atlantic's Allen Barra: The Hazards of Youth League Football

Noted sports author Allen Barra argues in The Atlantic that youth league football is the worst-supervised level of the game.

Barra's column is linked below.

The Atlantic's Allen Barra; Youth League Football and its Dangers

"One of the most troubling issues raised by the documentary [The United States of Football], thoughsome might say the most troubling issueis the potential danger to boys playing youth or 'pee-wee' football, which includes boys anywhere from the age of 5 to 14. There are numerous youth leagues, the most popular among them being Pop Warner, which boasted more than 250,000 participants in 2010."

---Allen Barra, The Atlantic 

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