We read and hear news reports about performance enhancing drug use in sports so regularly some may think all athletes are taking them. We also hear and read regular reports of athletes committing crimes and carrying unlawful weapons. Is deviance out of control in sports, or is deviance just behavior that’s interfering with the status quo and not really a problem to anyone other than wealthy people with property to protect? What’s your view? Explain your position incorporating data from the text and applying one of the theories discussed in Week One.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.