Athletes & the Media Circus

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Lance Armstrong, Manti Teo — great athletes, but has today’s media circus made them to appear greater than the athletes of the past?  Would a Stan Musial — “Stan the Man” — who died this week, be as notable without the narrative of beating cancer, as with Armstrong, or winning an inspired game in the name of Teo’s dead “girlfriend”?

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