Sports and ‘Real Life’

On a more serious topic, at the intersection of sports and real life…the KC Chiefs drafted Kareen Hunt who was cut after a particularly egregious domestic violence incident.They also drafted Tyreek Hill, who was arrested for punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach during college and now is again facing domestic violence charges. Last week, they traded for Frank Clark and gave him a large new contract. Clark was arrested and convicted of domestic violence in college.

If the NFL says that domestic violence is problem enough and abhorrent enough that they are going to crack down and treat players involved differently than they would for other crimes, then what about teams like the Chiefs? If they are going to lower the hammer on players who abuse family members, what about teams and general managers who keep ignoring the crimes and keep going after players who clearly have a problem? Seems a bit inconsistent and hypocritical, or is it just me?

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