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Connections: Discussing the future of youth sports in America, part 2

We continue our conversation about the future of youth sports in America. According to the Wall Street Journal, 20 to 40 percent of all youth sports programs could be lost due to insolvency caused by the pandemic. That could limit opportunities for young athletes with limited financial means who look to club and recreational leagues to play on teams. Meanwhile, experts in the youth sports movement say this moment of pause is an opportunity to reevaluate the youth sports model.

This hour, our guests explore the issues and discuss what an inclusive model would look like in all communities both during the pandemic and in the future. Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.