Who Wants to Be a World Champion?

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Since everyone and their brother was talking about Ronda’s fight this weekend, I thought I’d talk about something else.Driving back from Las Vegas, we got to talking about athletes who take steroid and Eric, my son-in-law, suggested that athletes take steroids because they want people to like them. Even if an athlete has outstanding performance, they think they can do better with drugs, and they will perform even better so the fans, team owners, sponsors will like them better.When I was competing, I had friends who justified taking performance enhancing drugs because “everyone is doing it”.I was never the least bit tempted to use steroids. Maybe it would have helped me win, but that wouldn’t have been winning, it would have been cheating. . . .

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