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Sports Doping

Let's Stop the Pretense of Drug Testing of Professional Athletes

Lorie Eber | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

We have a tradition of treating players like children, even while we pay them millions of dollars for their skills, perhaps because they make their living competing in games we played as kids.

Lance Plummets From Grace

Diana Nyad | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

It is not overstatement to say that Lance Armstrong's careening fall from grace has no rival in recent American history. Perhaps only Richard Nixon earns equal status of disgrace.

Doping Bombshell For Lance Armstrong

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

Lance Armstrong said he wanted to see the names of his accusers. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency gave him 26, including 11 former teammates. The world's ...

Two More Cases Of Olympic Doping

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON — A Russian cyclist and Colombian runner were sanctioned by the IOC on Saturday for failing pre-competition drug tests, bringing to four ...

More Than 100 Athletes Banned From Olympics

AP | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- More than 100 athletes have been kept out of the London Olympics because of doping suspensions. World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fah...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The New York Times reports horses have been illegally doped up with stuff from frogs. They're going after Lance Armstrong again. A pitcher had pine tar in his glove. And that's just this week. Does everybody cheat?

Lance Armstrong: 'I'm Moving On'

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 04.10.2012 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas — As far as Lance Armstrong is concerned, it's all over. The stress, the waiting, the whispers about whether he doped during his ...

Prosecutors Drop Doping Investigation Of Lance Armstrong

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — The case against Lance Armstrong is closed. His legacy as a seven-time Tour de France champion endures. Federal prosecutors dropp...

Banned For Life

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.10.2011 | Sports

DENVER — Cyclist Philip Zajicek has been banned for life after admitting to multiple doping violations in a case stemming from an investigation ...

Sponsor DROPS Pro Cycling Because Of Doping

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LISBON, Portugal — A financial company is dropping its sponsorship of pro cycling because of doping scandals, including the latest one involving...

Lance Armstrong's Trial: Franz Kafka, Anyone?

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

No crime has been charged against Lance Armstrong. No government authority has stepped forward to charge the cyclist. His trial is filled with the same mystery that swirled around Kafka's The Trial.

Lance Armstrong Witnesses on Hot Seat

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Cyclists may not be the only ones who have broken rules.

Doubleheader: Barry Bonds and Lance Armstrong Going to Trial

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

If Lance Armstrong needed evidence that the federal investigation into alleged fraud and sports doping on the US Postal team was not going away any time soon, here it is.

Lance Armstrong's Mail Fraud

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

FDA special agent Jeff Novitzky is leading a massive, multi-million dollar federal investigation to discover whether the Postal Service was tricked into overpaying Armstrong and his teammates.