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11-01-2013, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Petro Points View Post
meh.. hes not the only one.. im sure kids of players, assistants, the mini Lowes, Comries and Katz' of Edmonton all get jeered at school at some point. Saying "your dad sucks" or taking shots at Oilers in school is hardly considered "getting torn apart".
Well hearing that your Dad is bad at his job, or should be fired, or more likely (considering the age group), sucks, is not anything a younger child should have to deal with.

Edit: I'm just saying we should not be justifying the heckling of athletes outside of the sports arena. People will say it comes with the territory, but I'd argue that that's a sad indictment of the territory more than anything else.

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