Justin Gatlin Doesn't Owe You Anything

Imagine if David Ortiz were briefly suspended for doping in the minors, let off after it turned out that he had a convincing excuse, and then suspended again for four years after testing positive in November 2007, just after winning the World Series. Imagine that Papi came back a little rusty, but was outslugging… » 6/26/15 1:52pm 6/26/15 1:52pm

Why Was Justin Gatlin "Kicked Out" Of Beijing?

American sprinter Justin Gatlin claims he was told “you better leave” Beijing by organizers of the Beijing World Challenge track meet on Monday night, ahead of today’s event. The 100-meter man, who’d just dashed to a personal best at the advanced fast-twitch age of 33, and clocked the world’s ninth fastest straightway… » 5/20/15 1:41pm 5/20/15 1:41pm

Justin Gatlin Remains Track's Most Controversial Figure Of 2014

Today in Brussels, in the final Diamond League race of the year, Justin Gatlin won the men's 100-meters in a world-leading 9.77 seconds. With the League's conclusion, it's unlikely that a faster time will be run, meaning Gatlin, 32, has become the first non-Jamaican man since 2004 to hold the year's fastest time. No… » 9/05/14 5:47pm 9/05/14 5:47pm

Olympic Sprinters Will Be Running Not Only For Gold, But For These Frigging Adorable Baby Cheetahs

Today, the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. officially unveiled their two new cheetah cubs. The ridiculously cute fluffballs don't have names yet—the zoo is waiting on the Olympics. The three-month-old cubs will be named after the top American finishers in the men's and women's 100 meters. So, Justin Gatlin, Tyson… » 7/24/12 6:55pm 7/24/12 6:55pm

This Is Why Everyone Needs To Synchronize Their Swatches

In Paris, earlier today (or yesterday, or whatever that time difference is), the IAAF — perhaps the most useless acronym in sports; it stands for International Association of Athletics Federations, which is kind like saying you have a Collection of Associated Alliances — announced that sprinter Justin Gatlin's world… » 5/17/06 11:30am 5/17/06 11:30am