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.
The NFL might continue to press for legislation that permits the drug policies of professional sports leagues to trump state workplace drug laws. But the Williamses will not be on the field when the NFL season kicks off.
Minutes after the incident, a spokesperson for the biking champion maintained that Mr. Armstrong's surprising feat of strength did not prove he was taking performance-enhancing drugs: "The Sonata is a pretty small car."
The AP's decision to revote on Cushing's award has been attacked as an inappropriate attempt to rewrite history and a threat to the finality of awards. Will this precedent open the door to future re-votes? Perhaps, but why is that a bad thing?