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A Recipe for an Athlete’s Demise: Women, Cars, Drugs, and Guns

By Scott Duncanson On September - 22 - 2009

To be successful in this world, most of us are taught to think "within the box". We follow guidelines that are universal so we really don't look like fools. We follow rules so we don't get in trouble and draw attention to ourselves. Unfortunately, in this day and age, not everyone follow the rules.

The rich and famous seem to have blatant disregard for the rules and laws. Athletes are a double threat since most of the time they are physically imposing and intimidating. In the old days, players would booze it up, and come to play hung over. The eighties was the cocaine era. And promiscuity just came with the territory. Sort of being like a rock star.

It never was an issue, since the only things that were being abused or hurt were their bodies. The late 90s bought about the destructive athlete. The athlete who not only had their own set of rules, but hurt people around them, some even innocent bystanders

The latest trends are of course drunken driving and guns. As the years go by drunken driving laws get stiffer and stiffer. It sucks because some people could have a few drinks, and not be drunk.

Too many people are fine to drive that get caugh...

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