Voting For Steroid Abusers And Gamblers For Baseball's Hall Of Fame Is Giving Them A 'Participation Trophy'
These players and their fans demand a plaque in Cooperstown, NY (a museum that they are already a part of) which says "Hall-of-Fame" next to the words integrity, character and sportsmanship.
Abuse can lead to heart attacks, stroke, depression and infertility.
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Olympic swimmer Shirley Babashoff spoke out against the East German doping program in the 1970s.
A varsity football starter, 16-year-old Kyle Braid led naturally. A standout among his peers for an inclusive, inspirational attitude in addition to exceptional athletic ability, Kyle's positive presence created a deep, wide imprint at an early age.
Operation Cyber Juice Targets Underground Steroid Labs with Anti-Doping Assistance - But Who Are the Real Users?
It's clear that effective policies and interventions are necessary to deal with the current problems associated with underground steroid labs. But the involvement of WADA and USADA may divert the discussion to tangential issues.
When the same people who shunned a whistleblower for publicizing steroid use in 1998 are also the same people denying Barry Bonds entry into the Hall of Fame, there's a problem with American society.
One of the biggest story lines of the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame vote is that Mike Piazza missed joining Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio.
In a world where genetic modification is on its way to becoming the norm, are we really going to sit and scream at the TV because a guy gave into the temptation to do everything possible to become the god that we all propped him up to be?
The title's muscular elephant is not a pun; it's purely proverbial: We don't talk about anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) abuse in gay men, but we know it's there.
Figuring out a way to replace that revenue and continue to adjust to the new media world, rather than determining ways to make the game more exciting or figure out the best post-season formula, will be the criteria by which the next commissioner will be judged.
What can the Major League Baseball Hall-of-Fame do for an encore of 2014? It needs to continue to honor those who played the game the right way, and still shun those who brought dishonor to the game of baseball.
Both my parents struggle with their weight. I was almost 100 pounds overweight as an adolescent. I have family members who are so obese that they can barely walk. Because of this, weight is a frequent topic on my mind. At one point in my life, my body-image issues were so rampant that I was willing to risk my own physical safety.
Does it matter how you win? The answer, to me, is a resounding, "yes." Grace, humility, integrity and gasp, even honesty, are important elements in winning. I would even say they are integral components of winning, and that "winning" without them actually losing.