595 Market St, 2nd floor
San Francisco, California 94105

INFORUM and luminaries from the world of sports tackle the thorny issue of ethics in their field

Marc Fainaru-Wada, Investigative Reporter, ESPN
Bill Romanowski, "Romo," Former NFL Linebacker, Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos and other teams
Warren Strudwick, M.D., Team Physician, Oakland Raiders, U.S. Track and Field Team
Additional Panelists TBA

High-profile extra-professional affairs with violence, gambling, drug use and sexism have deeply affected the notion of the noble sports hero. Hard work and natural talent should be what makes certain players the best in their league, right? Perhaps our perception that professional athletes automatically deserve role-model status was foul from the start. Have sports just become another business where ethics come second to winning? Is that so bad? Come bat around the idea of sports' dark underside with a panel of athletic experts.

Location: Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. wine and hors d'oeuvres reception
Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)

Official Website: http://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/open.asp?show=689

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