Apologies for off-the-field behavior are getting more attention than the sports themselves.
A single story, breaking numbers for most consistent days on a front cover of the New York Post is now a sports record also.
The greatest press conference to date got televised on more channels than the Presidents State of the Union Address.
This is so telling to a greater extent than PED’s or smoking weed. The priorities of not just the United States, but of the world today is making the sports world a joke.
For athletes it’s just going to work. The problem is that industry requires individuals to not take advantage of it’s popularity and temptations, but this does not only fall on the athlete’s shoulders.
As fans, cheering at contrivance is our responsibility to assist in victories, but this needs to stay there. It is time to stop pointing the finger at athletes without taking some of the blame.
Fans are no better for taking pictures of an individual with only selfish purposes of making money, or admitting to affairs in order to get an Extra correspondent job.
I am a sports fan and I apologize for my fellow fans behaviors.
To my peers, true sports fans do not get a bye off-the-field because of what we are not, so stop embarrassing the rest of us.