The artical “The Case Against High-School Sports” by Amanda Ripley puts a negative effect of high-school sports that affects a student education because students from present time are doing worse in school because of sports. Amanda tells people that high-school sports are more important to students than getting a good education. Schools spend more money on the sports that kids are playing instead of the students education. The average in Shanghai, that's why China is ranked number one around the world. If schools just cut down on sports then students could have a better educations than students in other countries.