Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Steroid Users Deserve A League Of Their Own

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – In the future, the All-Star Game may be divided between players who are using steroids and those who are not.

It sounds like a shot in the dark but sports medicine expert Dr. Dan Hamner believes roid-ridden athletes deserve a league of their own.

Dr. Hamner says the best way to solve the steroid issue in professional sports is to offer fans and athletes the choice of “enhanced” or “non-enhanced” leagues.

The so-called “super leagues” would allow athletes the chance to play at their utmost while pros interested in “purity” could compete together.

The plan is already used in sports like bodybuilding and weightlifting and he predicts other sports will adopt it to take advantage of advances in genetic engineering.

But while the steroid sports league would allow athletes to perform at the highest level, Hamner admits that doesn’t guarantee “enhanced” leagues will be the most popular.

As proof, he points out NCAA basketball, which doesn’t have the quality of NBA players but gets higher ratings because the games are more competitive.

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