The Landscape of Youth Basketball

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Pay to Play Articles - a must read series of articles for ALL PARENTS of Youth Basketball Players

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Pay to Play: How the reporters got the story

The Journal NewsPublished 6:02 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 1:44 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016

Are parents of young athletes behind the frenzy?

Mike Dougherty , The Journal NewsPublished 6:01 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 6:41 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016

 

Dougherty: When kids stop playing, we all pay

Mike Dougherty , The Journal News Published 6:05 a.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016 | Updated 6:32 a.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016

Experts explain the path to high school varsity squads

Mike Dougherty , The Journal NewsPublished 6:02 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 6:50 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016

How much does it cost to play youth sports?

Mike Dougherty , The Journal NewsPublished 6:01 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 6:53 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016

 

'Pay to play' culture can ruin youth sports: Editorial

A Journal News editorial 1:19 p.m. ET Sept. 30, 2016

 

Pay to play: The high cost of youth sports

Josh Thomson and Mike Dougherty , The Journal NewsPublished 6:00 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 1:35 p.m. ET Sept. 30, 2016

The top high school athletes are in a different class

Josh Thomson , jthomson@lohud.comPublished 6:00 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 7:34 a.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016

Youth sports: A good fit is crucial on a travel team

Josh Thomson and Mike Dougherty , The Journal NewsPublished 6:01 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 6:55 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016

Does youth sports specialization lead to more injuries?

Mike Dougherty , The Journal NewsPublished 6:02 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 12:33 p.m. ET Sept. 25, 2016

Youth sports: The best quotes from the Pay to Play project

Staff reportsPublished 6:02 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016 | Updated 7:11 a.m. ET Sept. 21, 2016

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