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Pull Quote of the Week

2012-02-07 16:08:02.153016+00 by petronius 3 comments

From the Chicago Tribune: "These kids are the future of Mexican hockey!"

[ related topics: Children and growing up Current Events Sports ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-02-07 17:09:06.022956+00 by: Dan Lyke

"...with the cost of ice time as high as $1,000 an hour..." sounds a lot like Larry Ellison pushing yachting as a sport to inspire low-income kids.

Sometimes you have to choose sports that don't require millions of dollars of infrastructure investment in an environment that doesn't support them naturally. Street hockey, anyone?

#Comment Re: made: 2012-02-07 18:40:38.162659+00 by: meuon

"Soccer" wins, Basketball #2.. Baseball/Cricket #3..

For playability almost anywhere.

Football (US style) requires protective gear and/or medical care.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-02-07 19:36:09.487818+00 by: Larry Burton

... and then there is rugby. Why it hasn't become more popular I'll never understand.