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Agassi drug confession just leaves a bad taste

31st October, 2009

It’s not unusual for authors to announce a major revelation in order to boost sales of their books, but two such disclosures in the past two weeks have been particularly stunning.

The revelation that Cork hurling goalkeeper Donal Og Cusack is gay, contained in his recently-published autobiography Come What May, was presumably an incredibly difficult move for him to make.

However, it resulted in an almost unprecedented amount of publicity for what would...

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