For ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes that everyone's convinced that the youth sports arms race is ruining our kids (and our country). Turns out the athletes themselves couldn't be happier. But do they really know what's best for them?
This summer, like every summer, The Rays pitching staff has owned opposing hitters. In ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes about the man behind that domination, a former substitute teacher known simply as "Hick.