Why is US Soccer suing its star players? Can national signing day get more extravagant? What is mechanical doping? Shira Springer and Jason Gay join Bill Littlefield for this week’s roundtable.
This week, the World Anti-Doping Agency released a report detailing a Russian state-sponsored doping program for track and field athletes. In the 800-meter at the 2012 Olympics in London, U.S. runner Alysia Montaño finished fifth — behind two Russian runners. Montaño joins Bill Littlefield to share her reaction.
A new report released by the International Cycling Union has found that the International Cycling Union deserves much of the blame for what went wrong with cycling. Bill Littlefield comments.
The 2014 pro-tennis season is in full swing, but the International Tennis Federation is facing criticism of its anti-doping program. Christopher Clarey of the New York Times joins Bill to discuss the program and the recent reduction in penalties for two players.
Will any team be able to catch the Detroit Tigers? Can the Tigers change their playoff stripes? Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Free Press joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.
Not too long ago, SI legal expert Michael McCann discovered disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong among his Twitter followers. The online connection led to Armstrong’s first interview since his January mea culpa to Oprah Winfrey. McCann speaks with Bill Littlefield about his unexpected sit-down with Lance.
Lance Armstrong may have been stripped of his Tour de France titles, but on one website, he remains King of the Mountain. Bill Littlefield speaks with the Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Helliker about Armstrong’s latest endeavor.
In their latest article for Sports Illustrated, David Epstein and George Dohrmann linked Ray Lewis and other prominent athletes to S.W.A.T.S – a company selling unconventional products to boost performance. Bill Littlefield spoke with Epstein to find out more.
Lance Armstrong has confessed to Oprah, and those who promote American cycling are left to clean up the mess. Only A Game’s Karen Given has our story.
The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot includes first-timers Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens. Rob Neyer of SB Nation joins Bill to discuss the likelihood that any of the three, all accused of using steroids, will receive enough votes to reach the Hall of Fame.