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Reflecting on Mayweather's sentence

It's easy to put athletes who are in jail or prison out of mind, but it shouldn't be

Updated: June 11, 2012, 10:00 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

When you look at, read about, think about Floyd Mayweather Jr. going to jail, what comes to mind?

Do you lump him in with all of the other athletes over the years who have gone to jail?

Do you profile? Do you see a certain type of athlete/sports figure and accept the fact that he/she is the "type" you'd suspect one day was going to end up behind prison walls because he/she is tied in some way to the dark side of sports?

Or do you see nothing? Nothing different ...

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