Baumann: Are we in the golden age of brazen cheating?

From SABR member Michael Baumann at The Ringer on February 21, 2020:

A major sports league is in crisis mode after a powerhouse club earns unprecedented sanctions for flagrant and repeated rule violations. Unfortunately, that’s not a specific enough headline for the events of the past six weeks.

In addition to the much-discussed fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, championship contenders in not one but two European sports have suffered controversy and heavy punishment for recently acting like the rules don’t apply.


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Originally published: February 21, 2020. Last Updated: February 21, 2020.