Should Professional Sports Be Banned?

2135 Words Apr 2nd, 2015 9 Pages
Professional sports, a possible career for the talented and gifted athletes whose dreams are to push themselves to their limits to finally gain fame and wealth by playing the game they love. But a significant idea has the capability to change the whole concept of playing in the sports league. The legalization of performance-enhancers is able to negatively impact the mindset of every athlete in the field, cause repercussions onto athletes, and generate incredible health issues that surround all competitors. All professional sports should ban the use of steroids in the business, as it creates a violation official rules leading to unethical practice in the sports industry.
Claim #1: Athletes that use steroids do not need to restrict themselves nearly as much as legitimate athletes since performance-enhancing drugs make it much easier for athletes to achieve their set goals without as many restraints and as much inputted effort.
Evidence 1:
“First, athletes who choose not to use steroids are at an unfair advantage – most will be unable to compete at the same level as athletes who are using steroids.” -April Ashby http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/2010/10/20/why-steroids-have-no-place-in-sports/comment-page-1/ Elaboration:
How does this drug enhance the human body’s ability to create muscle? Every time someone trains their body, there are constantly microscopic tears occurring within the tissues which is the root of all muscle growth that occurs. The body’s natural repair…
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