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 doesnt guarantee enhanced leagues will be the most popular.
As proof, he points out NCAA basketball, which doesnt have the quality of NBA players but gets higher ratings because the games are more competitive.
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