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JRW violations raise questions about these practices in other sports

While it was the adults who broke the rules, it’s the Jackie Robinson West players who are facing the ultimate price -forfeiting their championship title. Rules in youth sports exist to help create a level playing field for the players. Little League International President and CEO Stephen Keener said in a statement: “For more than 75 years, Little League has been an organization where fair play is valued over the importance of wins and losses.” But in this situation winning took center stage. Youth sports author and journalist Mark Hyman takes a deeper look at what rules are in place for these sports, and some of the most common infractions that still occur. (Flickr/ANDR3W A)

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