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"Is Racism A Factor In Athletic Organizations' Disciplinary Decisions?"

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Richard Sherman, Riley Cooper, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Michael Vick, Mark McGuire, Alex Rodriguez and Sammy Sosa...These are just eight names pulled from a list of high-profile athletic scandals that were highly publicized and involved discipline. Of these eight names, the crimes--while similar in nature--resulted in disciplinary result that let the highest offenders off with a slap on the wrist, while the lesser offenders seemed to get crucified. The lesser offenders were all minorities. In the ongoing battle against racisim and discrimination, the question tonight is...Did these athletes receive fair punishments, or has the athletic leagues of America joined the blatant open practice of racism? Join us with yout thoughts.