Investigators: KGB Successor Enforced State-Approved Doping Program For Russian Athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency just released the results of a months-long investigation into doping allegations leveled against Russian athletes. The investigators found that use of performance-enhancing drugs by Russian athletes—many of them Olympic athletes—is not only widespread, but also supported by the state. Hide… »11/09/15 2:50pm11/09/15 2:50pm

Dusty Baker Once Smoked A Joint With Jimi Hendrix

Dusty Baker, who you probably best know (somewhat unfairly) as the author of many befuddling managerial decisions, wasn’t necessarily destined for a career in baseball. His first love was actually music, and now he’s written a memoir of attending the infamous 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, which featured a disgustingly… »10/20/15 11:26pm10/20/15 11:26pm

Anderson Silva Says The Steroids Found In His System Are From Penis Drugs

For a time, Brazilian mixed martial artist Anderson Silva was the greatest fighter on Earth. He might be the greatest fighter of all time. But all things, even or especially the best things, come to an end, and Silva got knocked out by Chris Weidman, and then broke his leg in the rematch, and now we’re here,… »8/12/15 4:07pm8/12/15 4:07pm

UFC Hires Former IRS Shitbag, Presumably To Oppress Its Athletes

The UFC, lately embarrassed by its fighters failing a lot of drug tests, has hired shitbag/former IRS agent Jeff Novitzky, best known as beloved baseball legend Barry Bonds’s persecutor, to be its “Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance.” This seems like a high-falutin’ and more than faintly Orwellian title… »4/06/15 9:22pm4/06/15 9:22pm

It's Remarkably Easy To Beat NFL Drug Testing

If we’ve learned one thing from his’s that Aaron Hernandez probably killed a dude or three. But if we’ve learned a second thing from the trial, it’s that Aaron Hernandez smoked a lot of weed. Like, a ton of it, and all the time. Enough to keep even the largest fictional giant in a permanent chill state. And… »4/06/15 11:35am4/06/15 11:35am

Even God Cheats: How Anderson Silva Shocked Us By Doing The Expected

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is a bumbling, soulless government agency, and so a strange agent for the delivery of the message that our gods have forsaken us. They never have been particularly diligent messengers in any event, but for whatever reason—bureaucracy, incompetence, something more nefarious—they… »2/19/15 9:15pm2/19/15 9:15pm

This Big A-Rod Profile Might Actually Make You Feel Bad For A-Rod

J.R. Moehringer has a huge feature about Alex Rodriguez on today. It's a well-reported, in-depth look at everything Rodriguez has been up to since being banned from baseball for 162 games for using PEDs. There's a lot going on in the story, and you should really read the whole thing, but perhaps most… »2/18/15 10:42am2/18/15 10:42am