October 1, 2020

Congress Shows Partisan Support in Roger Clemens Steroid Debate

Several commentators noted the partisan debate at the Roger Clemens versus Brian McNamee Congressional  steroid hearings. Republicans supported Clemens; Democrats supported McNamee. After reading the transcripts, I agree.

Mike Fish of ESPN noted:

Committee members from the Republican side of the aisle at times fawned over the seven-time Cy Young Award winner and tore into the credibility of Brian McNamee, who claims to have injected Clemens with anabolic steroids and human growth hormone, calling Clemens’ former trainer everything from a lying ex-cop to a drug dealer with a phony doctorate. [Read more…]

Steroid Debate Video For Steroid Use in Sports

Here are the video clips of panelists in the steroid debate that argue for the use of anabolic steroids and performance enhancing drugs in competitive sports i.e. Norm Fost, Julian Savulescu and Radley Balko. The video of panelists arguing against the motion, Dick Pound, Dale Murphy, George Michaels is available here. [Read more…]

Steroid Debate Video Against Steroid Use in Sports

Last week, I told you about a fascinating debate where panelists argued for and against the motion “We should accept performance enhancing drugs in competitive sports.” Although I thought the panel against the motion was outmatched by Norm Fost, Julian Savulescu and Radley Balko, it was still a very interesting debate. Now video and audio of the debate is available. [Read more…]