Should Character Count In Sports Awards?
by: Frank Deford, NPR, December 11, 2013 7:12:00 am
Likewise, when it comes to awards in theater or television or dance or literature, I don't ever recall any candidate losing out because of a personal flaw.
Only sports applies that peripheral off-the-field standard. Most recently, of course, this has come up with respect to Jameis Winston, the star quarterback of the top-ranked Florida State team.
Click on the audio link above to hear Deford's take on this issue.