It's that time of year again to find out who are the first half MVPs and LVPs, Cy Youngs and Cy Yuks.
Professional cycling is in public spaces. It's chaotic and edgy, thrilling and petty, full of arcane etiquette, rife with ego and political infighting, and often dysfunctional -- never more so than in the past 48 hours.
The WADA way is about as close to transparency as any drug testing system gets. Sure, it's intrusive and inconvenient and doesn't always work, but it's the right way to go.
What do Yadier Molina and Johnny Bench have in common? Nothing yet, but that could change soon.
For Lance Armstrong, 2003 was a year of personal and professional struggles and triumph.