Monday, June 15, 2009

'Steroid Cloud Hovers Over Baseball's Feel-Good Stories' ... today in Beyond Chron

“Anyone who cares about good government must scour the Washington coverage critically. Similarly, if the public-health implications of sports’ steroid scandals matter, you need to read the sports pages with equal skepticism. The feel-good comeback narratives of two baseball players – Rick Ankiel of the St. Louis Cardinals and Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers – illustrate the latter point.”

Irv Muchnick

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