Using Illegal Substances Help Win?

1709 Words Feb 11th, 2015 7 Pages
Using illegal substances to help win? Is that acceptable to any Hall of Fames of sports? “All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.” Scott Alexander. What Alexander is saying in this quote is that cheating and loosing is easy to do and that’s why the real winners and the role models of sports take the hard path and earn what they deserve for being at that level of competition without the easy way. In no way shape or form is cheating acceptable to any of the halls due mostly to that the halls don’t only induct great players but great men. If a man had to break the law to become the “best” is he really the true best? Or are they just the best of the juiced up players? There are many solid reasons why PED (Performance Enhancing Drugs) using players should not be allowed in the hall but none more controversial than the overall fairness it takes away from the game. Juicing doesn’t only affect the set records by honest players of the past but with the new technology improving the game it is becoming a risk concern for the rest of the players, the sportsmanship of the game with how other players compete and how much love for the game is lost and one of the most devastating reasons; how the players were role models for young players wanting to make it to the pros like their exemplary heroes did. The technical definition of the verb to cheat by dictionary.com is “to elude; deprive of something expected. In the…
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