Saturday, May 19, 2007

Sally Jenkins on Floyd Landis:
Doping or Just a Dope?

Former cyclist Greg LeMond's revelation that he was sexually abused as a child was powerful, but it was irrelevant to the Floyd Landis case -- until the misconduct of Landis's manager made it relevant.

The hearing will continue, with lab technicians murmuring in French about carbon-isotope ratios, mass spectrometers and troubling time gaps, but one verdict is already in: Whether Landis is guilty of doping, he is a dumbbell who belongs in the same category of people who take chainsaws to tree limbs they're standing on. ... more

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Saturday, May 19, 2007

Sally Jenkins on Floyd Landis:
Doping or Just a Dope?

Former cyclist Greg LeMond's revelation that he was sexually abused as a child was powerful, but it was irrelevant to the Floyd Landis case -- until the misconduct of Landis's manager made it relevant.

The hearing will continue, with lab technicians murmuring in French about carbon-isotope ratios, mass spectrometers and troubling time gaps, but one verdict is already in: Whether Landis is guilty of doping, he is a dumbbell who belongs in the same category of people who take chainsaws to tree limbs they're standing on. ... more

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