In defense of kids playing football

Jon Butler, executive director of Pop Warner Little Scholars, talks about the increased focus on concussions in the sport, and how his youth organization deals with the controversy around it. He also talks about his group’s efforts to grow the sport internationally and explains why he believes cheerleading should be considered a sport. Plus, my thoughts on the Oakland Raiders’ stadium situation and the possibility of a tax break for playing golf, in this week’s episode of the Keeping Score podcast with Rick Horrow. For information regarding your data privacy, visit