Are sports players more likely to receive a lesser punishment than ordinary citizens who do the same act?
Just like any other celebrity.
Yes, but not more likely than any other celebrity.
I love AP, but if I did that to my son, I already would've been put in prison.
Link for web users: www.nytimes.com/2014/11/15/sports/ncaafootball/for-an-fsu-football-player-a-hit-and-run-becomes-two-traffic-tickets.html?_r=0
Yes to every sports poll you just posted.