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Entries by Michael J. Critelli from 04/2011

The Good, Bad and Ugly About the Commercialization of Amateur Sports

| Posted 04.05.2011 | Sports

Commercialization radically changes the economic benefit of winning for the young athlete. An adult can decide to risk injury; an 11-year-old should not be pushed to use athletic techniques that create risks he does not understand.

Why Golf Matters

| Posted 04.26.2011 | Sports

Golf is finding ways to expand into communities in which it has not been played, such as the three-hole course in an industrial section of Cleveland, where the First Tee Foundation has created an oasis of natural beauty.