Appalled at Petrino hiring? It's easy to take stand with nothing to lose

Thursday January 9th, 2014
Bobby Petrino lead Louisville's rise to power, but his career has been wrought with scandals.
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We will never know what Bobby Petrino would have done if he had been a baseball player before there was steroid testing, but I'm betting it would involve enough testosterone to make a ballerina look like Zach Galifianakis. It is easy for me to be appalled by his hiring, just as it was easy for me to be appalled a decade ago, when Bonds was quite obviously juicing. Louisville would love it if Petrino is really a reborn, honest, ethically sound man. You know, as long as he wins.

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