Should you as a parent encourage your child to play dangerous sports?

Should you encourage your child to play dangerous sports with the goal of becoming a professional athlete and earning a lot of money? From the chanson or depends on the child, parent, talent, motivation and opportunity. The answer is a resounding "no," if you ask this father of four. I'll explain more of my rational later. For starters, caveat emptor: sports, like other businesses, have the un...