Fear, greed, broken dreams: How early sports specialization is eroding youth sports

A great article in the Vancouver Sun - well worth the read:

Kyle Turris is an NHLer because of his dog.

Then-Burnaby Express star Kyle Turris, who would be picked third overall in the NHL Entry Draft that summer, plays with the family dog Cooper in the driveway in June 2007. (Photo: Gerry Kahrmann, PNG files) Gerry Kahrmann / PNG files: