Archive for the ‘Steroids’ Category

Jack Cust Update Six: Mitchell Report Edition

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Most of our baseball posts tend to be exercises in self-punishment. No other sport seems to cause us pain quite like baseball. Maybe it's the long season; maybe it's the long offseason; or maybe it's the special pain of being fans of a small-market team that's kind of like being ...

Why Am I Not Surprised?

Friday, September 7th, 2007

Rick Ankiel's comeback story had everyone rooting for him. He always seemed like a good kid who had a horrible experience, lost his mind and was making a remarkable return to the big leagues. Well, now his return seems a little less miraculous. As virtually every blog is now likely ...

Giambi Will Not Be Punished

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Despite admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs (or "stuff") in a USA Today article in May, Jason Giambi will not be punished by Major League Baseball. Commissioner Bud Selig announced today that he will not take any disciplinary action against the former American League MVP because he cooperated with Senator ...

Cyclists Do Not Care About Your "Rules"

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

It's becoming increasingly clear that cyclists these days know that everyone thinks they cheat and that they don't care. Two more riders in the Tour de France are being surrounded by controversy regarding performance-enhancing substances and blood testing. Luckily, this time it's not Americans that are the target of new ...

Still Not As Interesting As The Gay New York Met

Thursday, July 19th, 2007

Sergio Garcia is your leader after the first round of this year's British Open at six under. Nice little round there to start things off. Could he be on steroids? Gary Player knows a couple of guys who are, but he's not saying who. He took an oath, and if ...

Enough With The Steroids Already

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

It came out today that Chris Benoit had Xanax, a painkiller, and (gasp) steroids in his system at the time of his death. There were also drugs in his dead son's system as well. Recently there have been the stories about how so many professional wrestlers died really young and ...

Maybe He Should Have Cheated

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

In one of the more hilarious admissions of the day (kinda like this one), cyclist Ivan Basso says he wanted to cheat and use performance enhancing drugs, but he never did."It was a moment of weakness on my part. I accept responsibility and I am ready to face my punishment."Wait, ...

Will A-Rod Be Baseball’s Most Beloved Player?

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

With Barry Bonds slowly approaching Hank Aaron's all-time homerun mark (he hit 741 last night), and A-Rod making American League pitching look like batting practice, I thought it was time to ask the question: Could Alex Rodriguez become the most beloved player in baseball history?OK, let me explain.Most fans would ...