Sumo Wrestling Struggling Under Weight of Recent Scandals

Sep 5, 2008 | Posted by: findingDulcinea_HL | Full story: www.findingdulcinea.com

Two more sumo wrestlers are in trouble for marijuana use, bringing attention to the proud Japanese sport's struggles with scandal and friction over foreign-born athletes.

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1 - 6 of 6 Comments Last updated Sep 5, 2008
Jerry G

Long Island City, NY

#1 Sep 5, 2008
If the commissioner had to resign for every scandal in American sports, there'd be personnel changes every two weeks.
Werner Herzog

Long Island City, NY

#2 Sep 5, 2008
According to this article, a sumo wrestler ran over a pedestrian in his car. But that's highly improbable, because sumo wrestlers can't fit in cars.
Stable Master

Long Island City, NY

#3 Sep 5, 2008
If it's wrong to beat a kid to death for trying to escape from a stable, I don't want to right.
Master of Stable Masters

Long Island City, NY

#4 Sep 5, 2008
Stable Master wrote:
If it's wrong to beat a kid to death for trying to escape from a stable, I don't want to right.
You left out the word "be" in "I don't want to be right." I ought to beat you to death with a sumo stick for such carelessness.
Butt Master

Long Island City, NY

#5 Sep 5, 2008
If I had a nickel for every time i've heard that. I'd have about 10 cents.
Judge Elihu Smails

Long Island City, NY

#6 Sep 5, 2008
I've sentenced many disobedient sumo wrestlers to the gas chamber. Didn't want to do it. I felt I owed it to them.

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