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Entries by Roger I. Abrams from 12/2009

On the Trail of a Tiger

| Posted 12.09.2009 | Sports

Sometimes our greatest sports heroes have feet of clay. We value their athletic performances, and then we elevate them to iconic status, sometimes against their will.

David Stern's Misguided Musing

| Posted 12.16.2009 | Sports

NBA Commissioner David Stern suggested last week that accepting legalized gambling as a part of the NBA product was a "possibility."

Drug Testing Zealots and the Right of Privacy

| Posted 12.26.2009 | Sports

No athlete should have an unnatural advantage based on the use of certain banned substances. But that leaves open many questions. What is an unnatural advantage? What substances should be banned?