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LeBron James doesn’t let his sons play football

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Youth-football participation is downand though the reason might not be as simple as concern about concussions – LeBron James is contributing to the trend.

LeBron played wide receiver in high school, and some think he has NFL talent (others disagree). But his sons won’t be following in those footsteps.

Chris Broussard of ESPN:

There’s no question football creates positive experiences for young people. But parents, including LeBron, are facing a key question: What does football provide that other sports, which come with lower risk of head injury, do not?