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Sports Scandals--What May Be Next

Sports Scandals—What May Be Next By Elton Camp It’s time that sports gets cuts down to size For it isn’t the important thing to emphasize Schools should supply an academic education And not to mindless sports make an abdication Far into the wrong direction we have now veered So coaches and players are almost as gods revered Any coaches who abuse kids should be ferreted out Of that fact there cannot be even the slightest doubt The need to keep a balanced view must be stressed Very few are the coaches who youngsters will molest But here is an alarming development that we may see: Liars who say, “When I was young, coach molested me.” Are they seeing a chance to sue for money for their woe Since, if not the coach, the university has plenty of dough? Mendacity like that it’s now too likely folks will believe Although the intent of the mature adult is only to deceive Even if it’s proven that, with untruth, the charge is rife The innocent coach will carry a blight the rest of his life It’s concerning that to make a false charge of that type The time to have it stick and then profit may well be ripe Perhaps nothing of this sort will actually come to take place But it’s a possibility that we must recognize and then face

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