And as these athletes cheat, it gives tacit permission to those at lower levels of competitions to find a way to skirt the rules. The result runs the gamut from using performance enhancing drugs to lying about the ages of competitors at youth level competitions.
Children are being pushed earlier and harder to compete in youth sports, which according to a recent article in Time, is now a $15 billion industry.
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95.
President Trump took a shot at ESPN on Friday, demanding the network apologize. President Trump fired off on ESPN on Friday, days after anchor Jemele Hill called him a white supremacist.
Here’s hoping this weekend’s showdown between Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez removes the bad taste left behind by the Mayweather-McGregor circus.