Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, A-Rod, Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, MLB, Performance Enhancing Drugs, Anabolic steroids, Ethics
Rodriguez, Alex, 1975-; Major League Baseball (Organization); Baseball players; Performance Enhancing Drugs; Anabolic steroids; Ethics
Just when it seems that the drug issue in sports is about to slip out of the headlines, and just when it seems that the revelations about steroid use in baseball are coming to an end, something happens. This time an Olympic Gold Medal collector is photographed filling those massive swimming-developed lungs from a bong. Then the man who was going to remove Barry Bonds from the top of the home run charts and make any asterisks irrelevant is hung out to dry by another leak of confidential information from a sealed grand jury report.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "A-Rod and steroids" (2009). On Sport and Society. 805.