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The Hall Of Fame.
But before we get to that, let's talk about performance enhancing drugs... because they've had a big week.
Lance Armstrong is going to confess to doping at the feet of Oprah later this week. Major League Baseball will institute a comprehensive plan for random HGH testing starting in 2013. The Hall of Fame elected 0 members to the 2013 class, leaving out some of the statistically best players in history.
Three big stories in and of themselves, coming together at the same time.
Lance Armstrong has probably done more for the fight against cancer than any other single individual the past 20 years (at least financially). But he's pretty much the most obnoxious liar in sports.
Baseball, once again, is leading the way in professional sports with aggressive measures to try and catch cheaters and we want to commend them. But they're still the guys that looked the other way during the 90's and 00's when more players were on...
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If you are planning a heartfelt admission and apology, you do not float a trial balloon first to see if it will go over OK. You do not look for the softest landing possible. You do not wait until there is nothing to lose by doing it, and every personal thing to gain.
You do not plan to take down everyone around you.
Something heartfelt, by definition, cannot be calculated, hurtful...
The World Anti-Doping Agency says Lance Armstrong must confess under oath to seek a reduction in his lifetime ban from sports for doping during seven Tour de France victories.
WADA says it ''read with interest media reports suggesting a television `confession' made by Lance Armstrong'' to talk show host Oprah Winfrey on Monday.
Armstrong reportedly hopes to...
Lance Armstrong said he will answer questions ''directly, honestly and candidly'' during an interview with Oprah Winfrey next week. He will also apologize and make a limited confession to using performance-enhancing drugs, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Armstrong has spent more than a decade denying that he doped to win the Tour de France...
Last week, a New York Times report indicated that Lance Armstrong is considering admitting that he used performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career. It appears that admission of guilt could come as early as next week.
According to USA Today, Armstrong is scheduled to tape an interview with Oprah Winfrey at his home in Austin, Texas on Monday. During...
Lance Armstrong said Wednesday that viewers can judge for themselves how candid he was in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.
''I left it all on the table with her and when it airs the people can decide,'' he said in a text message to The Associated Press.
Armstrong responded to a report in the New York Daily News, citing an unidentified source, that he was not contrite...
Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the interview is to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey's network.
Armstrong was stripped of all seven Tour titles last year following...
Lance Armstrong apologized to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation before heading to an interview with Oprah Winfrey, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the discussion was private.
Stripped last year of his seven Tour de France titles because of doping charges, Armstrong addressed...
Cyclist Lance Armstrong plans to admit to doping during an interview with Oprah Winfrey. USA Today, citing an anonymous source, reports that Armstrong plans to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs but probably won’t go into details.
Only Oprah Winfrey and her crew have heard the words directly from Lance Armstrong, but his interview this week could result in his sport being bounced from the Olympics, according to a report.
News agency Reuters reported Tuesday that a member of the International Olympic Committee would consider dropping cycling from the Olympics if the sport's governing body were implicated...
Mike Francesa has always thought that Lance Armstrong gave himself the cancer with all the steroids and stuff. Always. Certainly way before you did. Way back when. Word was he was doing a million...
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