Pros And Cons Of Cheating In Sports

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There is nothing like watching a close sporting event. What if you found out the players you enjoy watching the most were not using their natural talent and were cheating?

Performance enhancing drugs are not fair in sports. First off, they are a form of cheating. Most athletes work in the weight room and sacrifice their time. They work hard to use their natural talents and abilities, PED’s give the players an undeserved and unfair edge over his or her peers. “It is not fair to those that are naturally talented or work hard to remain in shape for another to come in and take the spotlight because they have decided to take the easy route” says an individual from Debate.Org. Along with giving the player a trump card, so to speak, it gives the whole team an advantage. Therefore, the whole team or organization is now cheating! “Hard workouts can not have the same benefits as PED’s, this makes the users have an advantage” says another person from Debate.Org.
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"Performance enhancers, like steroids and other forms of doping, have a negative effect on long-term health” says Gary Becker, PhD. Even some high school students are using performance enhancers that harm their body. Most won’t even play college football, much less the pros.

Performance Enhancing Drugs should not be allowed in sports. PEDs are a form of cheating. Not only are they cheating, but they can harm the athlete's body too. There are many long-term health risks we don't even know about! Finally, PED’s make the game unfair because the kids with natural talent are not able to showcase their great skills.

I personally think Performance Enhancing Drugs should not be allowed in sports for many unsafe and unfair reasons. PED’s are currently illegal and cannot be used. Many people agree with this rule and some

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