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I Guess It’s About Time We Covered This Ben Roethlisberger Thing

Article By on 24th July, 2009

... been accused of rape.

I'm not going to re-hash the basic stories. Everyone knows that the accuser filed a civil suit with no criminal charges, which means there won't be an actual police investigation. Most media outlets have already touched on the "Ben always has a traumatic event following a Super Bowl" story. (Honestly, is two times really enough to denote a pattern?)

What I'm going to say is very simple:

This is a shame.

Obviously, if the charges are true, it's a shame. Any time a rape occurs, it's a shame. Ben Roethlisberger's status as a famous athlete makes it no better and no worse. And if it's true, the fact that he's the QB for my favorite team won't do a thing to help me forgive him.

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