“This is what small-town America values. That’s quality family time. And you know what? I made that shit happen in the hood.” If you’ve read an article about Camden, NJ, you know it as one of America’s most broken and dangerous cities. In other words, it’s the last place you’d expect to see little league baseball. It’s also the perfect place. From GQ’s Kathy Dobie: The Undefeated Champions of Defeat City.

+ And from a million miles away (or possibly just a couple towns over) there’s this: The Problem for Sports Parents: Overspending.