| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Swimming superstar Michael Phelps is getting closer to a competitive comeback that could lead him to a fifth Olympic appearance in 2016.
His longtime coach, Bob Bowman, said Tuesday Phelps is probably going to get into a meet “sometime soon.&...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The cycling section of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., is vast. And as you stand before it, as I did recently, it's easy to split the volumes into distinct categories: before doping and after.
In the first realm rest the hagiographies and how-to tomes...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Baseball was drained of its charm and innocence long ago, when it went from being a kids' game to the multibillion-dollar enterprise we know as Baseball Inc.
Now the sad spectacle involving Alex Rodriguez and his former drug dealer, Tony Bosch, is...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:54 PM
It was a steamy August morning, one of those tongue-dragging days when you can't stop imagining how good a mouthful of ice would feel.
Ice was part of Aja Evans' midsummer day's dream too. Evans was thinking about how good she wanted to feel when she...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:02 PM
After months of hints and half-denials, Michael Phelps has re-entered the drug testing pool for international competition, the strongest signal yet that he's planning a return to swimming.
Phelps, already widely regarded as the greatest competitive...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released.
That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:12 PM
A 60-year-old Utah man has pleaded guilty to sending an email threat to the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency during its prosecution of Lance Armstrong.
Robert Hutchins faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for interstate...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:48 AM
According to website roadcycling.com, Johan Bruyneel, who was Lance Armstrong's team sports director through all his Tour de France wins, along with former team doctors Pedro Celaya and Jose Marti will have an arbitration hearing with USADA, the United...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:51 PM
People who follow the endless saga of doping in sports know there's one hard-and-fast rule: Any time a big name gets whacked, the quality of public debate on the issue plummets.
That's certainly true of the case of Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports.
They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The disgraced hero at the center of one of the most compelling rise-and-fall narratives in recent years gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in "The Armstrong Lie." Focusing primarily on the past four years of Lance Armstrong's life --...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As sports officials fight to end the use of performance-enhancing drugs by big-name athletes, they face a new foe in South Florida: Parents seeking the dangerous chemicals to help their teens fulfill athletic dreams, a Sun Sentinel investigation has...