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J.P. Partland

Entries by J.P. Partland

Make Sporting Fraud a Crime

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2007 | 11:48 AM

With all the recent doping revelations in cycling, maybe its time we stop gasping and consider what helped push the investigations that led to the airing. One thing is that the biggest European sports have joined with the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA), which is acting as an international doping police...

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Thomas Friedman, What do you Say to 912 Miles to the Gallon?

(20) Comments | Posted October 10, 2006 | 2:12 PM

Mr. Friedman,

What do you say to getting 912 miles to a gallon of gas? I think you'd agree anything that gets that kind of mileage is worth a close look. You routinely jet around looking for ways for America to have a less oil-dependent future. Between the...

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Cycling's Drug Problem, and Ours

(1) Comments | Posted July 31, 2006 | 1:16 PM

By all outward appearances, professional cyclists seem to be more prone to doping than most other athletes. Between the expulsions before this year's Tour de France and Floyd Landis's "A" test following stage 17, it sure seems like doping is everywhere in pro cycling.

While I'm disappointed and...

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The Tour is The World

(2) Comments | Posted July 19, 2006 | 10:31 PM

People like to compare life to sports. Sports can never really be like life because there is a winner at the end of the event, and in life, there is no end other than death and it's often somewhere between hard and impossible to determine the winner.

Still, if we're...

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