Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Hall of Fame, McGwire, dick Pound and WADA: an update to: A brief history of Steroids…

The recent elections to the Baseball Hall of Fame holds a particular interest to me. As some know, I both played baseball and worked in both the major and minor leagues. In addition, this past Sunday’s New York TImes Magazine … Continue reading

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A brief history of Steroids and performing ehnhancing drugs – Part 4: How the testing works .

So, now the question becomes, OK, if you believe that every athlete is using something – how come no one gets caught? Well, here is how the testing works.First, as you may have heard, testing is incredibly expensive. If expense … Continue reading

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A brief history of Steroids and performing enhancing drugs – Part 3: Naming names!

So, in the paper this week it was reported that the Russian Champion in the 300 meter steeple chase was suspended for testing positive for steroids.For those who don’t know, the steeple chase is a long distance run with various … Continue reading

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A brief history of steroids and performing enhancing drugs – Part two

NOTE: SEE PART ONE OF THIS SERIES POSTED ON BELOW So, we left off last time with what I assume was a provocative statement. That steroids, in and of themselves, are not dangerous. That’s right. Carefully monitored as to liver … Continue reading

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A brief history of steroids and performing enhancing drugs – Part one

OK, so today I read one more Barry Bonds story and the hypocrisy and lack of knowledge on the part of EVERY single public published, or filmed discussion of this topic is driving me crazy. More about Barry later too. … Continue reading

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Time

Slence surrounds meas I await the new daydeafening Sounds of waves upon the rocksof the shoreof which I dream Or was it realIn your eyesa shared skyfilled with starsThe stars that remind meof the days I have spent counting 80A … Continue reading

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The color of the artist

Secrets and desires paintan image of blueon a pagepenned, as ink the instrument used tocreate those desiresthe tools of the poetan artist the cameraof my mindpicturesnot thosebut the heart from whichthose private thoughts derive srl1/29/07

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