Why Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru didn't live to see 25 is a story of shocking talent, sudden wealth and bitter intrigue. A year after Wanjiru's death, Shaun Assael takes measure of the case that rocked racing.
There are many frivolous lawsuits clogging up the courts these days. But these five cases may have major ramifications for titans of the sports world including the ATP, NFL and NCAA.
As the village of the banned gets ever more crowded, we need to remember that drug testing is an inexact science.
ESPN The Magazine's Shaun Assael was fooled once by Tyler Hamilton's doping denials, so he's listening to Floyd Landis' denials with a healthy skepticism.
Saturday's Todd Hamilton ruling asks this question: how far does an athlete have to go to show the test he failed was flawed?
Shaun Assael offers an inside look at the biggest doping case since Ben Johnson was stripped of his gold medal in Seoul.