Weekend Winner: A Brand New PED Excuse

In sports, everyone is a winner-some people just win better than others. Like our nation's poor, overtrained athletes like Brian Cushing, who says he flunked his drug test only because he worked out so hard. » 8/09/10 10:35am 8/09/10 10:35am

Aww, Some Football Writers Apparently Want A PED Hysteria Of Their Own

"Memo to 18 AP voters who let Brian Cushing keep his award, despite clear PED use: you should be drug-tested yourselves," Sports Illustrated's Austin Murphy tweeted yesterday. "What a f'ing joke." Sigh. » 5/13/10 6:55pm 5/13/10 6:55pm

Brian Cushing Can Keep His Crummy Award

The AP took its ridiculous revote, and 21 of 39 voters decided to feign outrage that the defensive ROY used a banned substance in a sport that'd look like Ultimate Frisbee if it weren't for "banned" substances. He's still ROY, though. [NYT] » 5/12/10 6:35pm 5/12/10 6:35pm

Associated Press To Punish Brian Cushing For Making Its Voters Look Bad

The AP wants to reclaim Brian Cushing's Defensive Rookie of the Year Award, because giving prizes to drug cheats makes them look foolish. Almost as foolish as calling takebacks on meaningless post-season awards. » 5/10/10 11:30pm 5/10/10 11:30pm

Brian Cushing's Performance-Enhancing Regimen Was Not Up To Snuff

Oh, now, don't you go trotting out those old photos again to prove a point. Let's have NFL commentator (and MMA warrior!) Jay Glazer yell at him instead: "Yes, livid about Cushing." For commentary longer than 140 characters, read this. » 5/08/10 10:00am 5/08/10 10:00am

Druggie NFL Prospects Not Actually On Drugs

Remember all the fuss recently about certain draft prospects who tested positive for drugs at the scouting combine and how it made everyone sad for today's youth? Yeah, none of those guys actually tested positive. » 4/21/09 9:45am 4/21/09 9:45am