In sports, rule-breakers have become more common

by Gary Shelton on June 25, 2015 · 2 comments

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Rowdies

Thursday, 8:13 a.m.

What is cheating?

And how rampant is it?

Is cheating deflating a football? Is it corking a bat like Albert Bell? Is it spitting on a baseball? Is it Stick-Um all over the jersey? Is it stealing signs? Is it illegal taping of opponents? Is it tinkering with the headphones? Is it offering a tailback a car? Is it paying a bounty out to your defensive players for knocking opponents out of games? Is it biting someone's ear? Is it a basketball team in the Special Olympics where people of normal intelligence act disadvantaged? Is it steroids? Is it blood doping?

And for goodness' sakes, is there any difference any more?

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