Gods, drugs, and the purity of sport

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8 Responses to Gods, drugs, and the purity of sport

  1. steve gough says:

    Not bad… Who wrote it???

  2. Keith says:

    I found your article to be rather puerile both in content and expression. But keep it up because there are many like you on the web and you will find many supporters. Perhaps, some day, you will mature and find more depth in your life. Please do not take offense at this. At least, you try.

    • dboffa says:

      puerile is making a comment with no other point than an effort to offend, even while stating your purpose is not to offend. seriously, did you think the comment would come off as witty or sincere? commenting in this way makes you no better than the “many” on the web whom you disparage. criticize all you want (really), but unless you offer something substantive it’s just going to look like the usual internet drivel (even if it is grammatically correct drivel with SAT words).

  3. Michael George says:

    I really enjoyed your article Dave, keep up the great work. I have actually said similar stances with people just with the example of Division I athletics for example. Take a look at Vegas sport books, illegal bookies, boosters, recruiting tactics, etc, and pure is the last word that I would use to describe it all. Will to win is more appropriate, yet people use this holy war example to express disapproval. Most people who comment on it have no idea what anabolic, androgenic, corticosteroids and other hormones truly do in one’s system with elite genetics and superior training methods. I don’t go on tv and start blasting people for their fashion choices because i’m not a qualified opinion. Why don’t people just stay out of it who are already out of it.

  4. VIC DAVY says:

    This is the unvarnished truth ,which is what I have been saying for many years. Now like most people who love sport I have made sport a spiritual metaphor, but the truth is “healthy competition” is a oxymoron.

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