The cat-and-mouse game isn't solving anything. It's time to start thinking realistically about which PEDs could make athletes better AND safer playing the games, especially since we keep demanding better performances and the occasional public trial or teary-eyed confession — without much real concern for their health.
Either that, or Oprah is going to need a bigger couch.
Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jlitke(at)ap.org and follow him at Twitter.com/JimLitke.
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