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  1. Is it time for the NFL to embrace marijuana? - ESPN The Magazine

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Howard Bryant writes that it's time for the NFL to embrace a drug that can help relieve players of their pain: marijuana.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  2. The PED problem in MLB isn't gone for good - ESPN The Magazine

    Howard Bryant

    Just when baseball thought it was in the clear, its PED problem is rearing its ugly head again. Good luck going clean this time, Howard Bryant writes in ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  3. A Baseball Hall of Fame voter's blank ballot

    Howard Bryant

    The Hall of Fame process was hopeless this year thanks to the PED issue, so one voter sent his ballot back blank.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  4. Jonathan Vilma wins fight for his name

    Howard Bryant

    Jonathan Vilma reminded us why we fight presumptions of guilt and powerful organizations: The greatest asset a person has is his name.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  5. Lance Armstrong's lies about doping overshadow his good deeds - E...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant argues against those who want to absolve Lance Armstrong's crimes because of the good he has done outside the competition. Bryant says you can't separate the two.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  6. The Ryan Braun and Alberto Contador drug cases reopen old wounds

    Howard Bryant

    Just when we thought sports might be getting out from under the cloud of performance-enhancing drugs, the cases of Ryan Braun and Alberto Contador rained down on us.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  7. The system worked in Ryan Braun's successful appeal of MLB's susp...

    Howard Bryant

    It's a victory for the process, despite MLB's cries of anguish. And the successful appeal of Ryan Braun's 50-game suspension should serve as an example to players in other pro leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  8. Reasons to temper enthusiasm over Drew Brees and Tom Brady beatin...

    Howard Bryant

    It was a Mount Everest of a record. But the game has changed so much that Dan Marino's passing mark didn't have a chance of standing tall against the Drew Brees and Tom Brady ascents.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  9. Enforcement of PED rules lurks behind NFL injury issues

    Howard Bryant

    The debate between the NFL and players over hitting and injuries obscures the failure of drug testing to prevent PED use in the league.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  10. The NFL might be losing its moral compass in light of recent ille...

    Howard Bryant

    The NFL once seemed invincible. But recent developments -- illegal hits, longterm health hazards, misbehaving players, continuing drug issues -- have football's reign over American sports in jeopardy.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2010
  11. Dr. Anthony Galea is the latest chapter in the steroid story, and...

    Howard Bryant

    This is the refrain we're hearing from the athletes who've been treated by Dr. Anthony Galea: 'We don't know anything about any performance-enhancing drugs.' Sound familiar?

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2010
  12. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is on his way back from his ...

    Howard Bryant

    He's faced public scorn and a private hell, and Ron Washington is still beating himself up for that positive drug test. His success story is a sports rarity: Survival by accountability.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2010
  13. Ron Washington and baseball's mixed message about drugs, Howard B...

    Howard Bryant

    Ron Washington kept his job managing the Rangers despite testing positive for cocaine. Baseball again struggles with its drug message, caught between compassion for an individual and past inaction.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2010
  14. Mark McGwire as St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach sends another w...

    Howard Bryant

    Tony La Russa, Bud Selig and others celebrating Mark McGwire's return to baseball still don't get it. This isn't the lesson baseball needs to be teaching.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  15. This week's court ruling on the 2003 drug tests makes the 'good g...

    Howard Bryant

    A court ruled against it and the Barry Bonds case looks flimsy. If even the government can't get it right in the fight against steroids, who will ride in to save the day for baseball?

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  16. Suspension of the Los Angeles Dodgers Manny Ramirez means nothing...

    Howard Bryant

    Somebody has always had an excuse, a way to dismiss the latest steroid revelation in baseball. But no longer. Not after Manny Ramirez's suspension.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2009