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There is a growing problem today in sports, and there is no end to this issue in sight. No, I am not talking about the growing Performance Enhancing Drug problem that resides in baseball, and likely in football as well as any other sport where a player is looking to gain an edge. Today, Todd Helton joined the ever growing list of athletes who have been arrested for driving drunk. Apparently, Helton did not learn anything from the sad case of Mark Grace, who after being pulled over multiple times for drunken driving is now going to spend four months in jail. Helton also apparently did not learn anything from Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff who was also arrested for driving while under the influence. Ratliff did not learn anything from Cowboys teammate Josh Brent who also got arrested a few months previously for getting into an accident while driving drunk, which killed another one of his teammates Jerry Brown. If you are keeping count, that is thee professional athletes, and ...
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