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Role Models or Felons?

Colin Curran | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Colin Curran

With so many baseball players using performance-enhancing drugs, the integrity of the game is compromised. The players who take drugs negatively affect the players who play the game without cheating.

Ozzie Guillen Talks Tough Childhood, Drunken Interviews, and Sean Penn

Graham Bensinger | Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

In a new interview, Ozzie Guillen tells me the surprising story of why he was drunk during both his interviews for the White Sox Manager job and explains why he thinks actor Sean Penn is a loser for his comments on Venezuela.

Floyd Landis Alleges Lance Armstrong Drug Use

Graham Bensinger | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

2011-07-20-landis.jpgThe 2006 Tour de France winner, Floyd Landis, tells me about the doping scandal that ruined his career and delves into the alleged drug use by his former teammate, Lance Armstrong.

Jim Thome: Is 600 Home Runs Not What It Used to Be?

Danny Groner | Posted 09.18.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

While Thome has earned the distinction over the course of a 21-year career, some commentators are wondering if his pending accomplishment forces us to reassess what 600 homers means anymore.

Clemens Trial Begins

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Roger Clemens, one of the most imposing and accomplished pitchers in baseball history, is going on trial Wednesday to fight allegations ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Today's the last hope for NBA players to avoid a lockout. It's expected that tomorrow, basketball players will join football players on the outside looking in.

Are Student Athletes Taking Steroids?

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 06.20.2011 | Home
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

All over the country, teenagers are looking for the best way to bulk up for a competitive advantage on the playing field, push some extra weight in the gym, or simply just to look "buff."

Why Barry Bonds and Not Mortgage Brokers and Bankers?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Athletes and hopefully children have received the message regarding the dangers and consequences of using steroids. Isn't it time for the mortgage lenders, brokers and bankers to learn their lesson?

Barry Bonds Convicted: Two Books Tell The Backstory

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.14.2011 | Home

Barry Bonds was convicted of obstruction of justice Wednesday in Federal Court in San Francisco. A mistrial was declared on two other counts. The cas...

'Thank God For Steroids'

Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

Steve Phillips, former New York Mets general manager and ex-ESPN analyst weighed in on the steroid era in Major League Baseball on his Sirius XM radio...

Did Drugs Kill Sports?

thepointmag.com | Barry Bonds, Celebrating His Record | Posted 05.28.2011 | Sports

Coverage of the steroid era by sports journalists has resembled a police procedural or, in its more hysterical phases, a murder mystery. The great que...

The Patter of Hooves

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Zenyatta is having a baby. Fifteen days after her last trip to the breeding shed with her consort, Bernardini, racing icon and Eclipse Horse of the Year Zenyatta is in foal.

The "Goats" in Pro Sports Deserve Better

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Astor

There are villains in sports, but they're not the people who unintentionally cost their team an important game.

The Death of the Student Athlete

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tom Gerdy

Bribery, gambling, and other strong-arm tactics make for a full day in the life of a gang member. But similar tactics have also become a large part of the world of sports.

Contador Chaos: Cycling in Circles

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Littman

Imagine if two months after the New Orleans Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV, the NFL announced that several Saints failed drug tests but the league wasn't sure what to do about it.

PSCs on Drugs

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Over the years all sorts of things have been said and written about Erik Prince, founder, owner, and former head of Xe Services (formerly Blackwater W...

Bud Selig Should Be Barred From the Hall of Fame

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

If the new standard is that players tainted by steroids are not Hall of Fame worthy, then the voters must bar the man who was most singularly positioned to take a stand against that taint and failed to do so.

The Ripple Effect of Doping in Sports

James H. Hibbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
James H. Hibbard

There will always be champions and also-rans, but doping makes it impossible to discern one group from the other. When did we begin acting as though athletes are not like everyone else?

Tiger & Roger Clemens: Egos That Self-Destruct

Ann Liguori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ann Liguori

Tiger and Roger Clemens are surely not the only athletes whose egos contributed to their troubles and they will certainly not be the last.

Roger Clemens

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Danziger

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Today's Front Pages: August 20

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Indicted Roger Clemens Will Need a New Pitch

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Clemens acted as if he could bully Congress the way he could intimidate hitters with fastballs. But perhaps the public revulsion toward cheaters and liars will help to make him the fall guy for a tainted era.

Meathead To Go Meatless: Call Me Potatohead

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

Will I change the world? No chance. But this meatlover's voice is one more in a growing chorus and perhaps together we can change farming in the US.

When A-Rod's Fan Club Meets, the Room Is Empty

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Just how exciting is A-Rod's quest for 600 homers? I compared his quest to watching paint dry, and decided that watching paint dry is more exciting.

Lance Armstrong: A Pariah on Hold

Michael Pina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Pina

A few days ago I received the August 2010 issue of GQ in the mail. Casually flipping through its pages, I abruptly halted upon noticing a headline that read, "Lie Strong: Is Lance Armstrong a Doper?"