Nobody is bigger than the sport

When I was young, we knew how hard it was to win a trophy. We knew the sacrifices it was going to take, the sweat that was going to be drained from our bodies to finish first, to be the best. Now trophies are handed out like snacks after a game. What gives youth coaches (dads) the right to abolish a sports tradition? Trophies were meant for winning. Nobody is bigger than the sport. Is it the dads who never earned a trophy, the old fashion way, who eagerly stomped out the tradition for their kids?

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