In the News

  • 15 August 2006

    Blame day baseball for decades of Cubs' futility, former infielder Todd Walker suggested on his way to—he's really in trouble now—sunny San Diego..

  • 12 August 2006

    Floyd Landis -- the Tour de France cycling-event winner accused of doping -- spent last week publicly defending himself after tests confirmed elevated levels of testosterone in his system.

  • 31 July 2006

    When a doping scandal shook the Tour de France on the eve of this year’s race, Floyd Landis climbed onto his bike, unscathed. When a doping investigation involved some of track and field’s most high-profile figures, the sprinter Justin Gatlin continued to compete, untouched.

  • 31 July 2006

    About a week ago, the Men’s Health editorial office was buzzing around the news of Floyd Landis’s improbable comeback at the Tour de France. Landis had withered in the heat the day before, lost the yellow jersey, and been written off by the experts. Now he was motoring over mountains, rising from the ashes . . .

  • 30 July 2006

    Out of good faith or gullibility, folks suspended their skepticism a week ago to witness a courageous athlete with a crumbling hip, to indulge in the delightful journey of a redhead from the Amish land of apple butter and horse buggies as he pedaled through Paris sipping Champagne at the finish.

  • 28 July 2006

    The poignant story of the kid from Pennsylvania Dutch country winning cycling's most hallowed event with a miraculous comeback and an arthritic hip came crashing down the French Alps yesterday in a tangle of spokes and handlebars and shattered reputations.