Oct 15, 2012 — Despite common perceptions, all pro cyclists did not use performance-enhancing drugs when Lance Armstrong was racing, says Joe Lindsey, a contributor to Bicycling magazine. "There were riders who made the right choice, and there were riders who made the wrong choice," he says.
Aug 31, 2012 — Enhancing performance is what sports is all about. Commentator Alva NoŽ says drug users are not cheaters in any deep sense. Our outrage reflects our engagement with sports and is a clue to why sports matter.
Aug 26, 2012 — What rankles so many of Lance Armstrong's detractors is the sense that somehow, he artificially enhanced himself to reach seemingly superhuman heights. Yet the story of modern humans, argues philosopher Alva Noe, is a story of our integration with artificial and mechanical enhancements.
Aug 24, 2012 — His decision to no longer contest doping charges means his records should be "obliterated," the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency says.
Aug 23, 2012 — The seven-time Tour de France winner said he was tired of fighting "outlandish and heinous" accusations of drug use. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said it was stripping Armstrong of his titles and banning him for life.
Aug 6, 2012 — Commentator Alva NoŽ argues that there is no reason to ban performance-enhancing drugs in sports. Prohibition stems from a bizarre confusion about what sports are all about.
Aug 3, 2012 — Athletes train for years to get their bodies in top shape for the Olympics, and muscle definition is an attractive benefit. But for some people, chiseled abs just might not be in the cards.
Jul 27, 2012 — Commentator Alva NoŽ argues that athletes probably don't think of doping as cheating, whatever they or anyone else says. They are just doing what it takes to win because there is nothing to be gained from losing.
Apr 12, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Japan reactor update, and African Americans moving from the North to the South. In the second hour, how doping allegations affect legacy in sports, and re-enactors of the Civil War.
Oct 9, 2007 — Why do athletes feel they must dope?