The Race to Nowhere (Insert Ominous Theme Music)

I recently enjoyed reading the following blog post – written by what seems to be a caring, intelligent, and thoughtful parent. http://stevenashyb.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/the-race-to-nowhere-in-youth-sports/ The post has generated various fanfare across the social media spectrum and for good reason. It is highlighting a fundamental problem with our societal view on athletics (and academics). The overarching story is becoming more and more common: …