Major league baseball suspended 13 players, including superstar Alex Rodriguez and three All Stars, for using performance-enhancing drugs. Sportswriter Julian Linden worries that this may be the tip of the iceberg, not only in baseball but also in other sports.
This is because none of the suspended players failed a drug test. The cutting edge of doping has to do with masking agents and undetectible drugs. The players were only caught because of records discovered from a lab called Biogenesis, and who knows how many similar labs are out there? [Read more…]