I read about the soccer referee who died on Saturday from injuries sustained while he was hit in the head during a soccer match. The referee gave a 17 yr old youth soccer player a yellow card warning, in which the player retaliated by hitting the referee in the head. He was transported to a hospital where he was in a coma before dying.
Have youth sports gotten so competitive that players would do anything to win, include getting violent?
Do you think this is a growing problem or more of an isolated incident?