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Stop the moral fury over 'Deflategate' and admit it: We're all cheaters
Stop the moral fury over 'Deflategate' and admit it: We're all cheaters

Friday, as “Deflategate” continued to swell, NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice pronounced a requiem on the New England Patriots. If the Patriots win the Super Bowl, Rice said, “you have to really put an asterisk on it.” OK, go ahead and do that. But while you’re at it, put an asterisk on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Super Bowl victory in 2003. Bucs quarterback Brad Johnson “paid some guys” $7,500 to scuff the game balls so they would be easier to grip, as Johnson recently admitted. Actually, put an asterisk on everyone. On all the winners. And the losers. On you. On me. That’s because we all cheat, to some degree or another. But...

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