Does not Keeping Score Solve Anything?

I turned on Two-and-a-Half-Men tonight, and the episode featured Jake playing soccer. Charlie sat down next to a mother at a game and said, “Where do you stand on this not keeping score thing?” The mother answered, “I think it’s the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard of.” In the next scene, Jake walks into their Read more about Does not Keeping Score Solve Anything?[…]

Keeping Score & Changing Youth Sports

More and more, I think we blame the wrong things for the problems evident in youth sports. For instance, everyone blames AAU for everything bad about basketball, yet school teams often employ the same tactics. With young athletes, we often blame keeping score for the issues that arise. Neil Swidey writes about the issues of Read more about Keeping Score & Changing Youth Sports[…]