06 February 2009

Michael Phelps and Marijuana

The full story is here.

I think a 3-month suspension can distract the momentum of a champion swimmer on his way to winning more medals.

Never mind the canceled Kellogg deal, I really think this is a very heavy penalty for someone who has probably out there trying to have fun when he did it, and not really bent on getting hooked or addicted to the forbidden drug. But hey, that's just my opinion. After all is said and done, I know what he did really merits some kind of punishment.

In the LATimes' Dish Rag, this was the talk going on:

Even champions err in judgment once in a while.
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