Why Athletes Are No Longer Role Models, By Billy Crystal


by Richard Meyer | Contributing Writer

20 years ago, Billy Crystal appeared on the debut episode of HBO’s “Real Sports”. He cracked jokes about Wilt Chamberlain’s life in the bedroom. In a recent appearance on the show, the comedian came full circle when he returned on the show to drop some knowledge about today’s athletes including Tiger Woods, A-Rod and Ray Rice. What are we supposed to tell our kids about the awful things we’re seeing from these supposed “role models?”


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