steroids final - van Alen Kristina van Alen English 102...

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Kristina van Alen English 102 Argumentative Essay Rough Draft It’s the bottom of the ninth inning, bases are loaded, and the next player up to bat is confident he will hit a homerun. This confidence does not come from hours of practice or studying the pitcher’s style. He is reassured of his powerful swing because of the needle he put to his arm right before the team left the locker room. While he was injecting steroids into his veins, his teammates, coaches, and trainers were either along his side or turning the other cheek. It is due to this abuse of steroids in professional sports that leagues should crack down on the players’ unhealthy gain by lowering the tolerance and upping the punishment. Many professional athletes have turned to illegal substance to gain an unfair advantage against the competition. By “juicing up” as most athletes call it, they have given themselves an edge in their sport. It is an unnatural power boost and creates an almost “super power” effect on its user. In recent news, Roger Clemens has been accused
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