Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the first comprehensive report on the fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed 12 and sickened 137. There is much news for us.
I wanted to believe what he had achieved was possible without doping. I wanted to believe that, if he could confront and conquer cancer, he could do nearly anything. I wanted to believe he was different.
We make Erik Rhodes' story didactic because we, as a society, don't want to talk about our collective complicity in his death. What is it about society, not about Mr. Rhodes, that makes the story of the "fallen" gay man so important?
If you hear some uninformed person say the government should stop going after suspect athletes tell them to check their hero-worship at the door. In America, everyone suspected of a crime is supposed to be investigated equally.
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.