Tag Archive: Doping


Piers Morgan Cold Open

 

 

SNL Cold Opening Piers Morgan

 

 

 

” Piers Morgan examines a series of recent scandals including Bridgegate, Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuits and the Justin Bieber egging incident.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Rodriguez Gets Historic Full-Season Ban From MLB

 

 

 

” Alex Rodriguez, one of the most productive players in Major League Baseball’s history, just received a historic suspension from the league for his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs.

  The 38-year-old New York Yankees third baseman, known to many as “A-Rod,” has been banned for the entire 162-game season and post season in 2014, the league announced Saturday. The suspension is the longest-ever handed out by MLB for doping, and it eschews the league’s regular 50-game ban for first-time offenders.”

 

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The Lance Armstrong Ride to Redemption

 

 

 

 

” The Lance Armstrong Ride to Redemption began in earnest on Monday, and not just because the disgraced cyclist admitted — as expected — to the doping that cost him his seven Tour de France victories during an emotional interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Armstrong is also in talks to return some of the millions of taxpayer dollars he received from the United States Postal Service, which sponsored his team from 1998 to 2004, CBS News reported. Armstrong has also indicated a willingness to testify against others involved in doping.

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The negotiations may be an attempt to avoid criminal prosecution or prevent the government from joining the whistleblower suit filed by Armstrong’s former teammate Floyd Landis, who was stripped of his 2006 Tour de France victory because of doping.

Justice Department officials have urged the feds to join the whistleblower suit, CBS said, and the government’s resources would make the case far more troublesome for Armstrong than if Landis pursued it alone. Landis could collect up to 30% of any money recovered in the case. “