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How does the pressure to win affect our kids?

  • Raising America looks at the dark side of Friday night lights
  • All-star panel gives us inside scoop on the pressure of parenting athletes

High school football is now being brought to you live in prime time. And when the lights come on, so does the pressure. Coaches and parents push players to win against all odds. Kids as young as four are being encouraged to battle it out on the field. But is all this pressure and attention too much? HLN's Kyra Phillips talks with Jackie Griffin, the mom of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, sports radio host and former NFL player Steve DeOssie, and former sports anchor Julie Moran to find out. Griffin is also working on better ways to protect players. Click here for more information on Evoshield protective gear

For more stories like this, watch Raising America every week day at 12 p.m. ET on HLN. And be sure to tweet @KyraHLN with the #RaisingAmerica hashtag or leave your thoughts on



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