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How Much of a DistractionAre Celebrity Girlfriends?

How Much of a Distraction Are Celebrity Girlfriends?

Is it harder for a high profile football player to keep his mind on the field when he has a high profile girlfriend in the stands?

Posted by Emil Steiner on September 11, 2008 12:48 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Beauty and The Boy

Celebrity girlfriends are distractions. Period. There is a beautiful price you risk paying for the company of such a woman.

Posted by Zach Leibowitz, on September 11, 2008 10:44 AM

More Fame More Problems

With more fame and fortune comes more responsibility and critique. It's up to the player to handle it.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on September 11, 2008 1:20 AM

Stick to Singing, Jessica

It may sound ridiculous that a seemingly playful retort from Simpson could serve as motivation, but NFL players and coaches use any means necessary to gain a mental edge.

Posted by Gene Wang, on September 11, 2008 1:12 AM

I Think They Can Handle It ...

Pro athletes have had attractive girlfriends since middle school. They know the drill.

Posted by Jon DeNunzio, on September 11, 2008 12:13 AM

The Solution: Play Well, Win

Then No One Will Care

Posted by Mark Maske, on September 10, 2008 9:52 PM

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