Reader objects to "mad and mean" photos of football players

Monday , August 21, 2017 - 7:00 AM5 comments

I for one strongly object to the photos the Standard-Examiner publishes of young football players who are depicted as mad and mean. They ought to be portrayed as happy to be participating in a sport they love, not acting like they hate their opponents.

The best and most mature coaches encourage their players to "just go out there on the field and have a good time." The players with "attitude" are the ones who are more likely to get called for unsportsmanlike penalties.

Larry Brady


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