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Time for coaches and parents to stop athletes' bad behavior

Time for coaches and parents to stop athletes' bad behavior

It's past time for coaches to start striking a little fear into their players, and for parents to start holding themselves and their sons and daughters accountable for bad behavior.

There's been too much taunting, too much trash talking and too many people in high school sports who are choosing confrontation instead of contemplation.

In the last month, a boys' basketball player went into the stands to attack a fan; a girls' basketball player who suffered a broken nose in a bloody court scene that led to unruly fan behavior and accusations of retaliation; and soccer players who got into a brawl.

There have been so many incidents...

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