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When stupid parents do stupid things

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by slappy4428, Sep 5, 2006.

  1. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Gotta love everyone on here saying, hey, it's not that big a deal. Next time, let it be your kid getting punked by a grownup, even if it was after a late hit.

    Besides, that's why they have refs and little yellow hankies.
  2. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    I also love the "this is what's wrong with youth sports" crowd.

    that said, I'm going to encourage my kids (if they want to be athletic) to participate in sports like running, cycling, swimming and things where there is virtually no chance of a coach/parent running across the field to assault them. ;)

    As for the use of the word 'allegedly' I just wish some people with do away with the CYA mentality. Sure, call it an 'alleged assault' because that's for the courts to decide. But the AP article I was referring to specifically said "An assistant youth football coach who allegedly rushed onto the field and tackled a boy on the opposing team..."

    There's nothing 'alleged' about him tackling the kid. Nothing.
  3. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I'd said the tackling was alleged, only because I'd prefer to find a stronger word for what he did. Tackling makes it sound like he was only going for the ball.
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member


  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Figure skating... parents there are calm, friendly and put the sport before their nippers....
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I wonder where the parents of the kid who got his shit plowed were?
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