Ben Roethlisberger: Why Hasn’t the NFL Disciplined Big Ben?

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Anyone that has followed my articles would know that I was one of the first to draw attention to the transparent double-standard by the sports media, which protects the reputation of a white athletes yet fans the flames over any scandalous tabloid involving a black athlete.
Why does the media do so? Quite simply, for ratings.
Problem is that many people have convinced themselves that their perceptions derive from rational thinking or facts. Trouble is, in the absence of facts: how could that be true?
Case in point has been former NFL star Pacman Jones.
Jones was well known as a troubled malcontent. Thus, when strippers accused Jones of spitting on them, the press ran wild and the fans slurped it up, because Jones had a reputation.
Well, in any court of law, reputation is irrelevant unless the defendant makes it an issue. Yet, in the court of public opinion, Jones was guilty and was suspended for long durations by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell afterwa...

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