Category Archives: Sports/FItness

What we can all learn from Thomas Voeckler

Some background, and yes, this post will serve a larger message. For the few of you left who have been reading me for a while, you know that, despite my baseball background, the Tour de France is my favorite sporting … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between Nixon and Reagan, Clemens and Pettite

A comment on a previous post made me decide to post this. To refresh some memories. Nixon, obviously, covered up the Watergate scandal (as an aside, those who know about the whole thing and who have heard the Watergate tapes, … Continue reading

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It’s Finally Over!

Most of you are newer readers of my blog but several years ago I wrote a serious of posts about performance enhancing drugs in sports: A brief history of steroids and performing enhancing drugs – Part one A brief history … Continue reading

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Willing suspension of disbelief, …. or too good to be true?

If you’ve never heard of the first expression, it is what movie/TV folk talk about needing to engender in an audience. i.e. you know that the killer didn’t REALLY chop off their heads with that chain saw, but you willingly … Continue reading

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Goodbye "Bird"

I was truly saddened to learn of the death today in Massachusetts of Mark “The Bird” Fidrych on his farm of an apparent accident. Many of you won’t know who he was, but he was like a giant smiley face … Continue reading

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The A-Rod case: Wrong questions and wrong answers…

This is primobolan, the steroid that A-Rod and many others used. Do you think he didn’t know he was taking this? Please see the series on PED’s (Performance Enhancing Drugs) that I wrote a few years ago. They are hereA … Continue reading

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Joe fall down… go "OOOPS"

So, it had to happen. The master of malapropism’s that is Joe Biden, who tends to speak with his brain before his political filter sets in, admitted what those of us who have fear of Obama have been saying for … Continue reading

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