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In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 photo John McEnroe offers tips to children ages 6 to 12 during tryouts in Harlem for the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.) **FILE**

Cheating in sports trickles down to youth level

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.

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