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"Cheat, cheat, never beat." Remember that catchy, foreboding maxim drilled into us as kids? It's comforting to believe cheaters never win and winners never cheat. Unfortunately, there's ample evidence that cheating is rampant in almost every sphere of...
Students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston received a big surprise Thursday morning when they learned their school was the grand prize winner of $25,000 in the Scott Shared Values Box Tops for Education Sweepstakes. Scott Brand and...
The Baltimore SunEarlier today I posted about a passage in The Independent of Britain about the late William Rees-Mogg: Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from Ben...
Tags: Ben Jonson, H.L. Mencken
The Baltimore SunIn its obituary of William Rees-Mogg, sometime editor of The Times, Britain's Independent included this passage: Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from...
Sun StaffRay Lewis was accused of murder. Latrell Sprewell choked his coach. Muhammad Ali refused to go to war and was labeled a traitor. All rebounded to attain greater stature than before. Ben Johnson was stripped of a gold medal days after he set a sprint...
Tags: Super Bowl, Murder, Carl Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Basketball
Baltimoresun.com StaffT.J., Bel Air: Does Troy Patton's shoulder condition -- and the Orioles' knowledge of it prior to the Miguel Tejada trade -- change your perception of the deal at all? Dan Connolly: No, it really doesn't. If Patton can't come back from shoulder surgery...
Sun StaffThe steroid that Rafael Palmeiro allegedly took is a powerful drug, experts say, one not likely to be ingested unwittingly. The drug, stanozolol (sta-NOZ-ah-lol), is an anabolic steroid that has been used for decades. "It's potent. It's up there in the...
Sun StaffWhile Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro chased historic hit No. 3,000 last month, he did so with the knowledge that he had failed a drug test. According to a source familiar with the chronology, Palmeiro tested positive for a steroid in May and...
Tags: Ryan Franklin, Henry A Waxman, Long Island, Steroids, Sammy Sosa
Final thoughts on a memorable two weeks in Greece This is my last blog from the Athens Olympics, which I'm assuming will be one of the more memorable I've covered for a number of reasons. Foremost among them, I'm sure, will be the swimming of Michael...
Sun StaffIn 1989, just one year after Ben Johnson ran to steroids infamy in the Olympic Games, Gary Wadler co-authored a critically acclaimed book on drugs in sports. Performance-enhancing drugs, Wadler decided in the mid-80s, were spiraling out of control. His...
Muskogee Phoenix, Okla.When Hannah Hamilton hit .697 her senior year, Keith Coleman thought he had seen a mark that couldn't get topped. Then Shaylee Rowland came along, a better player thanks to dividends from Coleman's off-season program, and voted the All-Phoenix slowpitch...
The Leader-TelegramGarrett Loomis and Holden Ohlsen each carded a 73 to lead the River Falls boys golf team to the conference title at the Big Rivers Conference Tournament on Friday at Wild Ridge. Each of the Wildcats shot in the 70s as they beat Hudson and Memorial --...
Tags: Drew Davis, Baseball, Glen Rice
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