A high school coach has been charged with the reckless homicide of a 15 year old boy; authorities said he knowingly ran the teen so hard in training that he collapsed and died of heat exhaustion.
The coach has said he is devastated at the boy's death but others said he knew better and deliberately denied the boy water, in an effort to push him even harder.
For more on the story, read here: http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/01/26/football.coach.indicted/index.html
I'm wondering what others think about this? In a time where school sports is highly competitive and coaches have been known to bully, swear and physically push kids into doing better, was this just bound to happen? Do you think it happens a lot? Are the parents of this child right to sue? Where do you stand on this?
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