Football, hockey, boxing — these are contact sports that involve a kind of hand-to-hand combat. The best players are awarded with fame, championships and big paychecks sometimes based on the pain and injuries they inflict on their opponents. That’s the job.
But you know what, guys? You have the money and the means to sit down with a shrink or a pastor or a 12-step group and establish some boundaries.
Your job is to hit someone? Fine. Do your job.
But when you’re off the field, be honorable.”