What Should The Punishment Be For Deflategate?
I'm sure you've all heard all about the controversy, at least here in the U.S. DeflateGate is making the rounds as being one of the most talked about topics in sports. Now the Patriots aren't immune to controversy, they were involved with SpyGate in the past which got them fined and they lost a draft pick. They still went to the Super Bowl, so it really wasn't much of a punishment. To me, professional sports needs to do more to punish cheaters when it can or does change the outcome. I don't know of any sports and I'm very critical of NASCAR with this also, if someone cheats and it gives them an advantage and they go on to win, that win should be taken away. Sound harsh? Maybe, but do you really think fining these sports stars is deterring them? No, the only time the punishment makes an impact is when some is suspended, they think about it. Why not take it one step further, take the win away when cheating has been found to have an impact on the outcome. I know this won't ever happen, but I think this is really the only way that will stop them. OK, IF they were to be found guilty of cheating, what do you think their punishment should be?
Fine and loss of draft pick same as before
Double fine and loss of draft pick
Fine, loss of draft pick and suspension of coach for the Super Bowl
Fine, loss of draft pick and coach suspension for a year
Take win away and not allow them to go to the Super Bowl
Other please explain