When one thinks of athlete infidelity, Tiger Woods, Brett Favre and Tony Parker will come to the forefront of the mind given the last 12 months of ill-cast spotlight. But after reading Elizabeth Merrill and Amy K. Nelson’s latest piece in ESPN.com’s “Outside the Lines” section, we get an athlete name that would not top many lists when it comes to such a topic: former Cleveland Indians pitcher Tom Candiotti.
But it may not be what you think. While the Candy Man had one heck of a knuckleball, he did not have a heram of mistresses or a monumental sexting scandal from which to hang his red-billed hat. Instead, it is he and his second wife Donna, who was interviewed for the piece, discussed the “athlete code” to which they were bound, to not tell other wives what they would see on road trips. [Read more...]