"Game On‘s the Silent Spring of sports: the book that launches a movement to protect a natural resource. Our children." — Robert Lipsyte, New York Times contributing writer
"Farrey provides an insightful analysis of American society today and gives us a provocative look at its future." — Jay Coakley, author of Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies
"Everyone involved in youth sports should pledge to solve this mounting crisis so artfully exposed by Tom Farrey." — Mark Fainaru-Wada, coauthor of Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal That Rocked Professional Sports
"Illuminating, penetrating, sobering, Game On is dead-on: a fiercely intelligent, must-read portrait of athletic ideals gone horribly wrong." — Armen Keteyian, chief investigative correspondent, CBS News
"Youth sports has become hyperorganized and deadly serious. Game On identifies the problem and points us toward some solutions." — Bob Costas, NBC sports analyst and author of Fair Ball: A Fan’s Case for Baseball
"Game On debunks the myths of child rearing and shows the lengths we go to and methods we use to build our children into athlete-entertainers at almost any cost." — Former U.S. senator Bill Bradley, author of Values of the Game
From the Hardcover edition.