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"True heroes don't inspire tragedy"

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By deajay on Tuesday, January 04, 2005 - 10:18 am:

Some of you may have read about this, as a number of months ago the story was in the PressDemocrat, since the family resides in Petaluma. It is a sad example of the tragedy these juiced up heroes can cause. Yeh, most adults realize athletes are hardly to be held up as heroes, but tell that to the youngsters.

http://msn.foxsports.com/story/3263710

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By eyleenn on Tuesday, January 04, 2005 - 10:42 am:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/12/19/MNG14AEB7S1.DTL

This article appeared in the Chronicle Dec. 19, written by the same guy who broke the BALCO story, Mark Fainaru-Wada. Heartbreaking.

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By eyleenn on Tuesday, January 04, 2005 - 10:43 am:

And here's a column by Gwen Knapp on the same subject.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/12/21/SPG8OAF5Q01.DTL

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By soxxinny on Tuesday, January 04, 2005 - 12:09 pm:

fascinating and horrifying-thanks for the articles ladies.

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of pageLink to this message   By diamond_lil on Tuesday, January 04, 2005 - 12:35 pm:

If the doping culture takes over baseball, natural bodies won't get the job done,

hello?!?!?!

the doping culture HAS taken over baseball and other sports...why the "if"?


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