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Doug Glanville discusses current state of youth sports on newest episode of ‘Class is in Session’

4 months agoStaff Report

On this month’s episode of Class is in Session presented by UI Health, premiering Thursday, April 28 following Cubs Postgame Live!, Doug Glanville and the panel discuss the state of youth sports, which has developed into a highly lucrative industry. 

Joining Glanville this month are three guests highly knowledgeable in youth sports, including:

  • Jeff Blake – Former NFL Quarterback
  • Steve Keener – President and CEO, Little League
  • Steve Sclafani – Founder and CEO, Baseball Factory

Prior to Class is in Session, tune in as the Cubs visit the Atlanta Braves at 6:20 PM CT. The newest episode of Class is in Session will premiere immediately following postgame coverage from Atlanta. 

ABOUT CLASS IS IN SESSION: Hosted, written and co-produced by former Cubs outfielder Doug Glanville, Class is in Session explores the intersection between sports and society, looking at the human side of sport, with a discussion led by Doug Glanville and featuring distinguished panels of expert guests. In 2021, Class is in Session earned a Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Achievement for a Sports Interview/Discussion. Previous episode topics include barriers for minority coaches in sports, the collegiate amateurism model, the relationship between patriotism and sports, the importance of mental health awareness and more.

Past episodes of Class is in Session are available on demand using the Marquee Sports Network app and website.

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