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Youth Sports--How Important is Winning?

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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Youth Sports--How Important is Winning? "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." Legendary coach Vince Lombardi made that quote famous. But is winning everything when the players are just kids? On the next Sound of Ideas, we'll talk about the purpose of youth sports -- fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship and, yes, winning. Are some coaches and parents, though, too focused on the scoreboard? Should an eight-year-old have to ride the bench? Join Mike McIntyre for the conversation, Tuesday morning at 9:00.

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Community/Human Interest, Ethics/Religion, Parenting/Child Care

Guests

Matthew Henderson, Wadsworth sports dad
Dr. Jack Lesyk, sports psychologist; director, Ohio Center for Sport Psychology
Gregory (Dobie) Moser, executive director, Cleveland Catholic Youth Organization
John Goode, assistant director, Greater Cleveland Muny Football League

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