Doping in sports
Oct 21, 2013 — Wall Street Journal reporters Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell say that champion cyclist Lance Armstrong was at the center of "the greatest sports conspiracy ever." Their book chronicles everything from group blood transfusions on the team bus to extensive efforts to silence and intimidate those who might expose the abuse.
Feb 17, 2010 — Fulfilling the masculine dream of having arms like Goliath probably isn't worth the downside of steroid use. Vicarious satisfaction is probably better, as author Marc Acito discovers upon reading Gladiator, the autobiography of one-time American Gladiators star Dan Clark, known to television audiences as Nitro.
Aug 9, 2007 — San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds marched into the baseball record books this week, with allegations of steroid use following close behind. Those allegations began with reporting from journalist Lance Williams.
Jun 20, 2007 — Champion bike racer Lance Armstrong used performance enhancing drugs to win his record seven consecutive Tour de France victories, according to a new book. David Walsh, a sports journalist and author of From Lance to Landis: Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France, talks with Steve Inskeep.
Jul 21, 2005 — Boston Herald sports columnist Howard Bryant is author of Juicing the Game. Baseball in the '90s — with greater profit and more record breakers than ever — has come to be known as "The Juiced Era." But the dark side has been the use of performance-enhancing drugs such as steroids.
Jul 9, 2005 — How did steroids pervade pro baseball, and why were they ignored for a decade? Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant, author of Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball.