When left to their own devices in the offseason, player off-field run-ins with the law begin to spike. Some players are repeat offenders, but regardless of frequency, players put their team in a difficult position because the franchise must decide how many second chances the athlete deserves. Mike Florio says it happens in every sport: The star player gets special treatment because a team can’t afford to lose him, while the less-talented players are likely to be made an example of.
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