When Athletes Break The Law, Should They Be Stripped Of Their Titles?

Suzy Favor was three-time female track athlete of the year in the Big Ten.

After her career was over, she was a call girl at a billable hour rate that exceeds most attorneys. I find this a sad, bizarre story and not one that should make her the butt of jokes. What seems to be missing here is any form of justice or due process. Leaving aside whether athletes should be role models, she earned her medals and awards and did so before she did anything outside the law. As did 30-game winner Denny McClain. He did not have his Cy Young or Most Valuable Player trophy taken away despite his underworld activities. Ron LeFlore was allowed to play baseball after he served a sentence in prison. Reggie Bush lost...

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