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Athletes: You Are Placed on a Pedestal, Now Act Like It!

By Chris Lane On January - 4 - 2010

If 2009 taught us anything, we learned that more and more athletes continue to make decisions which jeopardize their careers and their image to the public.

For years we, as fans, have seen many promising athletes make decisions that affect the rest of their lives, and all of these decisions could be easily avoided.

Some of the eyebrow raising incidents of 2009 include:

·         Most recently, we had two teammates pull guns on each other in their very own team locker room. If I was a part of the Washington Wizards organization, I would be looking for a way out.

·         Three Tennessee football players were charged with armed robbery and possession of marijuana after robbing two citizens in a gas station parking lot.

·         Four Tennessee basketball players were pulled over and charged with misdemeano...

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