Read the assigned articles and respond the following questions.

1). What types of illegal acts do professional athletes commit?

2). What tend to be the characteristics shared by athletes who get in trouble with the law?

3). What are some of the reasons cited for athletes who engage in criminal behavior?

4). What steps should managers, recruiters, team owners — all involved in the hiring of professional athletes — take to prevent their athletes from getting into legal hassles? How should they enforce rule and regulations in this regard?

5). How should the legal system treat athletes who have committed serious crimes?