With all the news recently about performance enhancing drugs in baseball (again), we thought we’d pose a question for you to consider.
In the late 80s and early 90s it seemed that in football, PEDs were rampant.
Then, in the post-strike era of major league baseball, we watched Mark McGuire, Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds and a host of other players spray baseballs 500 feet on a regular basis. No matter who you asked, no one was on anythting, but the rumors persisted until the dam finally broke and Big Mac and Sosa retired, Bonds and Clemons went down denying everything and we were promised things were finally being dealt with.
Lance Armstrong, the face of American competitive cycling and a cancer survivor, came clean and finally let the the truth out. It seemed like the word had finally gotten out – the cheaters would no longer be able to get away with it. Technology had caught up with them it seemed…
Now, a new round of allegations against players like Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, has open up old wounds and fans are left to wonder – which sport is truly clean?