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Saturday, November 05, 2005

Excite - Sports News: "Owens was suspended indefinitely by the Eagles on Saturday, two days after he criticized the organization for not publicly recognizing his 100th career touchdown catch two weeks ago. "

What are these guys like Owens trying to do, kill football? One of the biggest myths in America is the idea that sports build character. Nothing is farther from the truth, except for the third and fourth stringers. The stars are petted and pampered, they and their families bribed with favors and jobs. It begins in about the sixth or seventh grade. To paraphrase a popular country/western song, "Mothers, don't let your sons grow up to be athletes."
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