So many whys in Agassi affair

October 29, 2009

“I was worried for a moment but not for long. I was actually excited about telling the world the whole story,” Andre Agassi said.

Some kind of justice for Washington at last

June 22, 2009

washingtonRetired U.S. sprinter Tyree Washington is finally receiving a gold medal — instead of losing one — because of the doping admissions of others.

More than just a case of Manny being Manny

May 7, 2009

BASEBALL/“Manny being Manny” was the shrug-it-off saying coined by Red Sox fans when sweet-swinging outfielder Manny Ramirez would do something flakey on the field, like disappear into the old-time scoreboard built into Fenway Park’s Green Monster wall to relieve himself during a game, or step in front of another outfielder’s throw and cut it off, or decide he needed to take a day off for an ailment and then forgot what specifically was hurting.

Manny Ramirez suspended for 50 games – update

May 7, 2009

BASEBALL

Manny Ramirez has been suspended for 50 games by Major League baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.

Restrospective testing gives pause for thought

April 30, 2009

Ben Johnson

It has always been an accepted fact that the dope cheats – much better financed and sometimes state sponsored – will always have the march on the testers.

Greeting scandals with a shrug

February 9, 2009

phelpsWe have become numb to news that our heroes are not who we thought they were.

Word that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez had taken steroids in 2003 made the headlines across the United States. It widened our eyes but did nothing to our hearts.