The snow is finally starting to melt and soon thousands of kids will be headed back outside for the spring sports season.
But the I-Team discovered questions are being raised about the safety of many of the fields located in communities across the state.
We are talking about artificial turf fields. They are durable and easy to maintain, but Teddy Shapiro wonders if they are safe. A soccer goalie since he was eight, Teddy wonders if those fields caused his cancer.
“It’s a rare form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma,” he explained. “I couldn’t really move after the surgery and the pain was, it was intense,” he said.