Category Archives: Sports

Competition and bullying — not the same

In a Detroit News commentary, “Losses in sports help kids learn not to act like losers,” sports author John U. Bacon writes about a neighborhood event in which “competition was confused with bullying, which schools are rightly focused on eradicating. But the two could not be more different. Competition, properly taught, teaches respect, fair play and good sportsmanship — the exact opposite of bullying.”

Bullying called a growing cause of teen injuries

A new report from The Trust for America’s Health identifies bullying and sports injuries as two leading causes of increased injuries to young people.