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Do Transgender Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage?

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 05.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Brief History Of Olympic Doping

Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

Fair play and ethical behavior are among the fundamental principles of Olympism laid out in the Olympic Charter. It is these lofty ideals conceived by...

80-Year-Old Weightlifter Busted For Doping

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest target on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's list: An 80-year-old weightlifter who was busted for steroids. ...

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.

Liespotting Ryan Braun

Pamela Meyer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Pamela Meyer

Though Braun was able to bluff his way past MLB officials for the better part of two years, they clearly suspected something was up. Sometimes those suspicions are intuitive; sometimes they come from a trained eye.

Do MLB Players Deserve Suspension or Drug Rehab?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports
Stephanie R. Caudle

Could this be the worst doping scandal in sports history? Quite possibly. Do I believe more suspensions are on the way? Definitely.

Putting the 'Fair' Back Into Play

Irina Bokova | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
Irina Bokova

UNESCO offers a platform for collaboration and the sharing of good practices, to highlight the stakes involved and turn words into action.

Lance Still Lives Strong

Sharief Easterling | Posted 04.22.2013 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

What's bigger than doping, performance enhancing, or any of the allegations against Lance is what his foundation has done for cancer research.

Does Deer Antler Spray Actually Work?

Posted 02.01.2013 | Science

By: Marc Lallanilla, Assistant Editor Published: 02/01/2013 12:41 PM EST on LiveScience The carnival huckster of yesteryear, selling snake oil and ...

Resurrecting Lance: He's Done, but Is He Finished?

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports
Shaahin Cheyene

History has a way of forgiving some who have lied in exchange for the greater good. When and if this happens then is it possible that Armstrong's alleged indiscretions may be seen as stepping stones to the future of sports and human potential?

Lance Isn't Learning

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

I spotted a huge "teaching moment" while listening to Lance Armstrong's controversial confessions to Oprah the other night.

Lance's Losing Cycle: Addicted to Winning

Howard Meitiner | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Howard Meitiner

Lance now has the opportunity to become a powerful advocate for change. For all his faults, he has been a tremendous leader in the fight against cancer. He's not a despicable person and I'd love to see him channel his positive energy into a new cause.

Lance Armstrong: The Cold Untruth

Diana Nyad | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports
Diana Nyad

Is this the biggest sports scandal since the 1919 Chicago Black Sox threw the World Series? Oh, it's bigger than any sports story. These lies rank up there with Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal.

What I Felt When I Watched Oprah Interview Lance Armstrong

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 03.20.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

I felt nothing. That was my reaction to watching the much ballyhooed two-part Oprah Winfrey interview with Lance Armstrong. The big frenzy turned out to be a little fizzle.

WATCH: Marlon Wayans Lampoons Lance Armstrong

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

As the world reacts to Lance Armstrong's doping admission, comedian and actor Marlon Wayans says we shouldn't be so surprised by what happened. "I ...

Lance Armstrong Whistleblower On Oprah Interview: 'He's A Master Manipulator'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

Betsy Andreu, the wife of Lance Armstrong's former teammate, joined HuffPost Live Friday to react to Armstrong's doping confession to Oprah in an inte...

What Lance Armstrong and Bernie Madoff Have in Common

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

What do Lance Armstrong and Bernie Madoff have in common? Are they a different species from each other and from us? No, they are all too human. Like many of us, they want to be superhuman. The difference? They feel driven and entitled to go for it at any cost.

Le Tour de Apologie

Daniel Hill | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports
Daniel Hill

It's no longer about his reputation, it's about doing what's right. The question is: Does Lance understand that?

Lies, Hoaxes and Greed: America's Dopey Obsession With Sports

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports
Steven Kurlander

Columnist George Will, who has written a number of excellent books on baseball, once stated that, "Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence." These days, it seems just the opposite.

Are You Ready to Speak Your Truth?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Look at your own life and remember times when you've cheated, lied or done something wrong on whatever level. How did it make you feel, regardless of how small the incident?

Lance Armstrong: All American Boy

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports
James Moore

Anyone who thinks Lance Armstrong's current apologia is more than self-serving is more naïve than people who think it's normal to ride a bike up a mountain faster than most athletes can ride one down.

How Lance Can Help Us Avoid Our Temptation to Lie

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Books
Kare Anderson

After nearly 15 years of vehement denials, Lance Armstrong may confess, it is widely rumored. Here are some very human deceit-avoidance lessons we can learn, from Lance's situation.

When Heroes Let Our Kids Down

Shawn Bean | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Shawn Bean

It makes me wonder if Armstrong has already endured the toughest conversation of his life, one that predated the chat with Oprah. I wonder if he sat below those seven well-lit Tour de France jerseys on display in his Austin home, with five kids next to him on the sofa, and explained to them What Dad Did.

The 12 Most Overrated Things About 2012

Mark Juddery | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Mark Juddery

In case you expect me to include 50 Shades of Grey, the Kardashians or Clint Eastwood's profound discussion with a chair, sorry, but nobody actually rated them highly.

Swoosh: Later Lance

Daniel Hill | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Hill

Nike is a pioneer in endorsements, going as far as developing brands within its brand. The payoff has been huge, but the risk is high when hundreds of millions of dollars are invested in the reputation of fallible individuals.