Yeah and then we'd have a rash of tear-jerker stories about former athletes with their gonads falling off at age 43, getting all weepy about how they did it for the fans, if only they'd known, so on, ad naseum. Might make for better theater, but athletics, instead of improving the breed would get into the business of turning people into basket cases wholesale.
If this is tea, please bring me some coffee. But if this is coffee, please bring me some tea. - Abe Lincoln