In the News

  • San Francisco Chronicle

    The anti-doping movement, buoyed recently by the BALCO scandal and the exposure of several top athletes as drug cheats, suddenly faces credibility concerns after it was revealed that a urine sample from Olympic superstar Marion Jones was declared not tainted after all.

  • Chicago Tribune

    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..

  • The Wall Street Journal

    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.

  • The New York Times

    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.

  • Men's Health

    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 . . .

  • The New York Times

    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.

  • San Diego Union-Tribune

    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.

  • Los Angeles Times

    American cyclist Floyd Landis pleaded with fans and the sports world Thursday, asking for a chance to prove his innocence after disclosures of irregular drug test results en route to his dramatic triumph at the Tour de France.

  • San Francisco Chronicle

    Cycling's drug cheats have beaten the system for years with blood doping, the endurance-booster EPO and the substance human growth hormone. And so it puzzled doping experts Thursday when they learned that Tour de France champion Floyd Landis had tested positive for illegally high levels of testosterone.