The Pressure of Choices

In the past 2 weeks, major league baseball player Ryan Braun was suspended for the rest of the season for links to Biogenesis, a Miami-based laboratory that has ties to Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED's). We do not know exactly what Braun did or did not do. He will not say because of "ongoing legal issues." He did have a failed drug test for elevated testosterone a couple of years ago but was not suspended due to an arbiters ruling on a technicality. At the time of the ruling, he said things like, "When you know you're innocent of something it's extremely difficult to have to prove it when you're in a process where you're 100 percent guilty until proven innocent," and "I truly believe in my heart and I would bet my life that this substance never entered my body at any point." Betting your life on proving you're innocent when you are in fact guilty seems like a bad plan. Also this week, 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel has continued his tired pattern of partying, rubbing elbows with...(Read Full Article)