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April 23, 2012
The revelation of the Saints' bounty program and the notion that some in the NFL think of football as a blood sport remind me of the feeling you get when eating a juicy hot dog: It tastes good and you want to enjoy it, but you don't want to think about the grimy process by which it was made.
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April 23, 2012

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Levels of Protest

To equate the Heat's hoodie picture, taken in support of Trayvon Martin (POINT AFTER), with John Carlos's and Tommie Smith's protest at the 1968 Olympics is far-fetched. Carlos and Smith engaged in a defiant political protest on an international platform. The Miami players will never be subjected to the same contempt and disdain that Carlos and Smith had to endure.

Rodney K. Boswell, Thousand Oaks, Calif.



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