Are sports heading toward 'major crash' because of cheating?

Originally Published: August 9, 2007
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

The 9-year-old girl hops up on the couch and asks her dad to teach her about sports. Side-by-side one night, they watch "SportsCenter."

The first story is about Barry Bonds. So the little girl asks about home runs, steroids and why anybody cares whether the man they call the commissioner is at the game. Dad answers, explains and moves on.

The next story is an update on Tim Donaghy. And the girl has more questions. She wants to know about gambling, game fixing, officiating ...

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