Why do some in sports feel the need to cheat?

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Why do some in sports feel the need to cheat?
Why do some in sports feel the need to cheat?

Let's face it, cheaters win. Armed with ill-gotten information gains, they take unfair advantage of their opponents, leaving those of us who are none the wiser to naturally assume they are simply superior to those they beat. In baseball terms — and thanks to a sign-stealing controversy roiling America's pastime, baseball is our most current language of rule-breaking foul play — cheaters often hit it out of the park. They win Olympic gold medals aided by the latest chemical enhancements. They run the perfect defense because they already know the formation they are facing. They land the hottest prospects because they bend the recruiting rules. They move golf balls to get a better lie. They look

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