Written by Dick Sheerer

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015

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Sports spawn a plethora of problems including:

· Wastes energy on adolescent activities

· Wastes money purchasing tickets and memorabilia

· Wastes money funding athletic programs in schools

· Wastes money betting on losers - including yourself

· Distracts students away from academic studies

· Disrupts social harmony by fomenting rivalries

· Perpetrates gambling and other criminal activity

· Has violent physical contact causing injury & death

· Produces sweat, saliva, and other body fluids

· Causes eye strain by watching it too much

· Causes jock itch, foot fungus, and yeast infections

· Causes mouth and throat cancer from chewing tobacco

· Causes illness and disease from steroid abuse

· Players rape & kill friends and family members

· Players eventually become losers no matter what.

· Makes players perverts by playing with their balls

· Same-sex teams discriminate against opposite sexes

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