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Suspensions In Big-league Sports?  
User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 31
Posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1678 times:

I agree with John Saunders of ESPN: getting suspended in a major league sport doesn't mean squat anymore. Consider if you will (all within the past week):

1) Kenny Rogers gets his 20-game suspension reduced (after abusing two cameramen)
2) Rafael Palmeiro is back after a "slap-on-the-wrist" 10-game suspension (positive steroid test). And the worst of all..........
.........3) Todd Bertuzzi is reinstated to the NHL after serving a roughly 20-game suspension (sucker punching Steve Moore, and driving his head into the ice, causing a concussion and other serious nuerological damage).

Tom at MSY

"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
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User currently offlineFlyingTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1677 times:

Quoting Tom in NO (Thread starter):
Rafael Palmeiro

It’s ridiculous. Say Palmeiro was an Olympic athlete – he’d be suspended for how long – an Olympiad not to mention stripped of his metals.

Will be interesting to see what happens this NFL season with the return of Ricky Williams.

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