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.
Read the full article here: https://www.theringer.com/mlb/2020/2/21/21145913/sports-cheating-houston-astros-manchester-city-saracens
Originally published: February 21, 2020. Last Updated: February 21, 2020.