Mlb And Steroids Is Not An Enforcement Agent

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Mlb and steroids Introduction This presentation will be evaluating and answering the following questions: • Could MLB argue that it is not an enforcement agent, and it has no way of determining whether every player is using steroids at any given time? • Does this argument excuse any responsibility on the part of MLB? • Do you see any rationalizations for the steroid use or the lack of an effective policy on its use in MLB? • What is the responsibility of MLB and the players to young people who are using steroids? • Discuss the Canseco allegations that MLB just wanted revenue and turned a blind eye to steroid use. Apply the various social responsibility theories to this point and discuss the flaws in this competitive model No! The MLB could not argue that it is not an enforcement agent, due to the fact that Congress was already investigating all sports, and found out at every level, drugs were being used. Chairman Staggers did not want the information leaked out to the public being worried that it would increase the amount of teenagers using steroids. The Committee Chairman went to “the …Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn to consider instituting tough penalties and testing, and he trusted Commissioner Kuhn to do that” (Jennings, 2012, p. 139). In spite of this, three decades went by and the MLB did not regulate itself as agreed, and not one drug test was administered. This caused an ethical dilemma. It was not until the early 90’s that the current baseball commissions finally

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