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Drugs in Baseball: It's All About the Numbers

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

"Performance-enhancing" or "History-erasing"? ...

If A-Rod Plays Well What Will the Yankees Do?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

As Alex Rodriguez's return to the Yankees continues to be delayed the question of whether the aging superstar will ever play again has begun to loom. There are other questions surrounding Rodriguez as well.

All Braun and No Brains

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

One can only hope that the next generation does what Ryan Braun and countless others forgot to do -- use their brains.

Whistleblower: Biogenesis Provided PEDs To NBA, MMA, NCAA Players

Posted 07.25.2013 | Sports

The whistleblower who first shared Biogenesis documents with the Miami New Times last year has told ESPN that the anti-aging clinic at the center of M...

Is the Steroid Scandal Good for Baseball?

Cassius Shuman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Cassius Shuman

Every time I hear news about the steroid scandal's impact on the game of Major League Baseball I cringe. I don't know why, but even after all of the revelations I still find it shocking.

Will Fans Really Care About the Ryan Braun Suspension?

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

Psychologically, MLB is banking on the public applauding the penalties and expecting that they will reward the game with an increase in attendance. But, at this point do the fans really care?

Rodgers Silent On Braun's Ban, Loses Twitter Bet

Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports

Todd Sutton is flexible. He is also potentially in line for quite a payday now that MLB has suspended Ryan Braun for violations of the league's Joint ...

Are PEDs Really Such A Big Problem For MLB?

SportsonEarth.com | Will Leitch | Posted 06.06.2013 | Sports

Do you think baseball has a PED problem? I ask in all seriousness. ...

NFL Drug-Tested Kirk Cousins WHERE?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

Imagine Granny's reaction when an NFL official showed up at her house and told her grandson, Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, to pee in a cup and fo...

Five Questions for the 2013 Baseball Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is, among other things, a game of questions. As each new year begins there are significant questions facing baseball that address deeper issues facing the game.

UM Assistant Denies Link To PED Ring

Sun Sentinel | Michael Casagrande | Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami

CORAL GABLES -- Glue still stains the stucco wall of the Coral Gables office plaza where Biogenesis once operated. Just a few hundred yards across US...

AP REPORT: Steroids Loom In College Football

AP | MATT APUZZO, ADAM GOLDMAN and JACK GILLUM | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and punishments inconsistent, college football players are packing on significant weight – 30...

Another Former Armstrong Teammate Comes Clean

AP | JULIA GRONNEVET | Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

OSLO, Norway -- Another former teammate of Lance Armstrong has admitted using banned performance-enhancing drugs. Retired Norwegian rider Steffen Kja...

Why Is The Bay Area Ground Zero For Steroids In Baseball?

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 08.25.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy becomes uneasy each time he is called to the bathroom for a random drug test, even though he's c...

Braves Manager Wants More PED Eduction For Latino Ballplayers

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is calling for more education of young Latino players on the consequences of using perfor...

3 Greatest Medical Issues facing the NFL & NFLPA

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

Re-negotiating the collective bargaining agreement is a major focus of both the NFL owners and the NFLPA but without healthy players the formula for s...

Barry Bonds 'Proud' Of Mark McGwire, Still Not Ready To Retire

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Home run king Barry Bonds said he is "proud" of slugger Mark McGwire for returning to baseball as the St. Louis Cardinals' hitti...

First Tiger, Now A Rod linked to tainted Canadian 'Sports' Doctor

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

The more I read about Dr. Anthony Galea and his ties to professional athletes the less I believe that this story will end well for all those even tang...

Brian Williams: Mark McGwire Story Hits Home (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The lead story on Monday's NBC Nightly News was a fairly typical news package. The lead-in was deeply personal. "Because this is a family broadcast,...

Apparently Floyd Mayweather Knows a Thing or Two About PED Testing

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

From a medical or scientific perspective, Floyd Mayweather is supported in his conclusion that to adequately test for banned substances, blood must be drawn randomly.

Steroids' Shadow: 2009 AP Sports Story Of The Year

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Alex Rodriguez joined the list of cheaters this year, and Manny Ramirez and David "Big Papi" Ortiz are forever tainted now, too. Five years after Maj...

We're supposed to believe that Manny Pacquiao is afraid of a little needle?

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

ESPN's senior boxing writer, Dan Rafael, reported that on the eve of signing the contract for boxing's biggest mega-fight in decades, Manny Pacquiao (...

Congress Can Help College Football

Brad Kurtzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brad Kurtzberg

It's time for the champion of college football to be determined on the football field by a legitimate playoff system.

9 Ways for Red Sox Parents to Explain David Ortiz and His PEDs

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

There's been a lot of "teachable moments" in Beantown this week and the revelation that Ortiz's name is on a list of players that was meant to be confidential with anonymous testing shouldn't be wasted.

This Week in Cheating

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Build a $1.5-ish billion taxpayer-funded stadium, charge those same taxpayers $2600 to see a game, don't create the promised park for local kids (because they're poor). Now look around. Guess what? You're rich!