The final act in the Shakespearean drama of cycling great Lance Armstrong is about to begin, with the airing this week of his admission to who else but Oprah Winfrey--the celebrity confessor--that he indeed took performance enhancing drugs during his professional career. This is news only in that ... More >>
Here's the worst-case scenario: Your father is Michael Lohan. Your mother is Joan Crawford. Your brother is Jermaine Jackson.
Disgraced Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong resigned today as chairman from the cancer foundation he helped create, and learned that Nike had cut ties with him in the wake of a damning report about his use of banned performance enhancing drugs. Armstrong will remain on the board of the Livestr ... More >>
Ex football coach Jerry Sandusky was just sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for his hideous misdeeds. He was charged on 45 counts of child sex abuse. For molesting 10 boys over 15 years. Those are not the kind of numbers a coach--or anyone--can be proud of. Said the judge:
Apparently realizing that "it's always about the coverup," the Joint Commission On Public Ethics (JCOPE) announced last night that it's widening its probe of the sexual harassment allegations made against shamed Assemblyman Vito Lopez to include the more than $100,000 in taxpayer money Assembly Spea ... More >>
He didn't inhale, but an Upstate Olympian who was booted from the Olympics after testing positive for weed apparently chowed down on some food that had been "baked with marijuana."Nick Delpopolo, a 23-year-old judo fighter from New Jersey, was expelled by the International Olympic Committee today af ... More >>
As the Sandusky controversy began to heat up last year, Joe Paterno, long-time coach of Penn State's football team and former god-like figure in college sports, testified in front of the court that he had no recollection or knowledge of the molestation charges set against his coaching sidekick, Jerr ... More >>
And this one came thanks to deposed coach Jerry Sandusky: Don't shower with kids! Don't "horse around"!
The ineffable Next Media Animation, the Taiwanese company responsible for cartooning every current event from the Tiger Woods sex scandal to the Royal Wedding, has already delivered their dramatization of Osama bin Laden's death, entitled "Osama Bin Laden get got," starring Donald Trump, a finger-gu ... More >>
To read the blizzard of commentary on Roger Clemens's indictment, you wonder why the government is even bothering to bring the ex-pitcher to trial. Clemens's guilt has already been decided in the sports media. For instance, Shaun Powell on ESPNNewYork.com, who writes as if a verdict of guilty is a ... More >>
Long left off the list of performance-enhancing drug abusing "athletes," poker players are finally having their day in the sun. A new study from Nova Southeastern University found that 80 percent of the 198 players interviewed reported using drugs and other substances to enhance their perform ... More >>
Did President Barack Obama have an affair with Vera Baker, a campaign aide on his run for Senate in 2004? Definitely (maybe), says the National Enquirer! Probably, says the Drudge Report, amid vivid Vietnam-style flashbacks while muttering "Lewinsky" repeatedly. Everyone else is hedging their ... More >>
The Mitchell Report on steroid use in baseball joins the game's literary classics. But how good is it?
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Baseball's new feel-good story of the summer has Allen Barra feeling burned
Baseball commish Selig's morality play deeply impresses a confused sports press