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Politics and Sports Mixed Long Before Bob Costas

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

The premise of the complaint that we don't normally have to endure politicization of our major national sporting events is simply false. Examples abound, but the most unrelenting one is the steady diet sports fans have been fed of nearly compulsory worshipfulness of our armed forces.

Respect For A Gay Elder, Pity For Benedict XVI

Wayne Self | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Self

Pope Benedict, a loftily placed global citizen, must know many amazing people -- heads of state, authors, musicians -- but if he took the time to know anyone like Carlos Delgado, his hurtful proclamations against LGBT people would turn to ashes in his mouth.

Unlike Steroids, HGH Can Harm Without Helping

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

Many athletes are so determined to treat their bodies with substances that promise them competitive advantage, that they are easily duped by empty nostrums and medical charlatans.

It's Time to Realize that Every Baseball Player is a Steroids Suspect

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert E. Murphy

A modern fan can never trust that he or she is watching an honestly competitive game, nor that the statistical records that the baseball fan closely follows are even remotely legitimate.

Steroid Use in Baseball? It's Often Obvious

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert E. Murphy

Exhibit number one obviously is Barry Bonds, who in 1991, at age 27, hit 25 home runs, and in 2001, age 37, whacked 73.

There Is No Joy in Metsville -- Thank Heavens!

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

Right now the Mets, who have been finding different ways to lose every night, are the object of scorn mixed with sadness. They fill the heart.