Albert Haynesworth's troubles result of laziness

The soap opera in D.C. involving Albert Haynesworth has us thinking about divas. You know the kind: athletes that seem about as grateful for their natural physical gifts and big bank accounts as a teetotaler is after being gifted a bottle of booze at Christmas. Haynesworth's troubles are the result of pure laziness. How can one reach the highest level in his sport and then not compete with all he has to give? It's shameful and frustrating to those of us who had big dreams and big effort but never a big enough talent.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 11:29 AM ET
By Sarah Spain

Today it was announced that troubled Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has been suspended for the team's final four regular-season games due to "conduct detrimental to the club." You can read the details of the story and hear ESPN Senior NFL Analyst Chris Mortensen's take on the grievance cases likely to be filed by both the team and Haynesworth in response to the suspension here.

Here at espnW, the season-long soap opera in D.C. has us thinking about divas. You know ...

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