An essay that questions the clear association that has developed between sport and drinking. Complete with shocking statistics that make it clear just how necessary it is to shed light on this issue.

He’d ridden his bike 10 miles on open roads when he couldn’t even operate the key to his house. Ashamed of how much he’d endangered himself and others, he slept on the couch in the basement that night. The next morning, he told Trish he was done drinking. Not a break this time. Permanently.