The Most Boring Scandals in Sports

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The Most Boring Scandals in Sports
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These days it seems the sports world is hit with a scandal every other day. Given the sensationalist tone preferred by the media, it's safe to say that not all of these so-called scandals are created equal.

By its very definition, a scandal is "an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage." Which means we've been playing it fast and loose when applying that label.

Morality is a tricky thing. Something immoral to one may be just fine to another. And public outrage is difficult to measure because those who are outraged tend to scream it from the rooftops, while the rest of us just sit back and shake our heads at the spectacle.

Even if a story fits the general description of a scandal, that doesn't necessarily make it interesting. In fact, many of sports biggest scandals are, at their core, downright dull.

Here are 10 that are much ado about nothing.

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