Does taking PEDs to improve your athletic performance amount to cheating?
I never had a strong opinion on the subject.
Now I do.
As I read this piece…which is ridiculously well written, by the way… I couldn’t help remembering the conversation I had with Dr. Charles Yesalis, the steroids expert from Penn State, a couple of weeks ago.
He said he finds references to MLB’s post-steroid era “hilarious” and says that he believes PED use in MLB is still rampant.
I also couldn’t help thinking about the NFL and how the culture must still be a lot like MLB’s drug culture of 10 or 12 years ago described by Verducci.