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13 Jan 2010 Posted in Doping/US sports

Doping news and insights

Tomorrow I will begin the first major series of 2010 – Exercise and Weight loss, which is mainly in response to Time Magazine’s article last year, which explained “Why Exercise won’t make you thin”. Exercise and weight loss is a topic that we absolutely had to cover, because for all the focus we’ve had on high performance, elite […]

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17 Dec 2007 Posted in Doping/US sports

The Mitchell Report at a glance

Former Senate majority leader George Mitchell’s report on drug use in baseball was released on Friday afternoon, and sent the pundits and talking heads venting over the airwaves this past weekend. It is a behemoth of a report at 409 pages, and for all of those with some spare time this holiday season, you can […]

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08 Aug 2007 Posted in US sports

Bonds breaks the record, but for how long?

After all the hype, all the pressure, and all the steroids, Barry Bonds finally surpassed Hank Aaron as the all-time home run leader in Major League Baseball. On Wednesday night, as the Giants squared off against the Washington Nationals, Bonds stepped up to the plate in the fifth inning. With the count loaded at 3-2 […]

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05 Aug 2007 Posted in US sports

Correction: Baseball’s most current drug testing penalties

Recently in a post about quest to break the home run record, we listed the schedule of penalties for baseball’s drug testing policy. However, it has been brought to our attention that Major League Baseball (MLB) has since strengthened their drug-testing policy. The penalty schedule we published was introduced for the 2005 season. The current […]

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03 Aug 2007 Posted in US sports

The Barry Bonds dilemma

San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds had only 1 hit during the first game of the division series in Atlanta Wednesday afternoon. 10/2/02 Michael Holahan photo SPORTS

The tour is finished, and even though this year a breaking news (ok, doping!) story might emerge at any moment, we are going to turn to America for this post. Baseball fans or not, some of you may know that Barry Bonds (of BALCO infmay) will most certainly break baseball’s most hallowed record any day […]

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