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  1. Olympic bounce for NHL? It never happened, Mark Kreidler writes

    Mark Kreidler

    The Olympic "bounce," in other words, is a myth. The number of fans watching hockey on TV reverted to pre-Vancouver levels after medals were awarded.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  2. Even on 'Oprah,' the truth and Marion Jones don't mix

    Mark Kreidler

    If her 'tell-all' appearance on 'Oprah' this week was meant to clear the air about the truth and Marion Jones, it failed miserably, writes Mark Kreidler.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2008
  3. Hunter was right -- Jones got big boost from steroids

    Mark Kreidler

    The evidence doesn't lie. And neither, as it turned out, does C.J. Hunter, who was right in portraying ex-wife Marion Jones as a heavy steroids user.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2007
  4. 'Shock' a dwindling commodity at Tour de France

    Mark Kreidler

    Michael Rasmussen's dismissal was a devastating blow to cycling and the Tour de France, but are the recent events really that shocking?

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2007
  5. Graham is a catch, but he's no Barry Bonds

    Mark Kreidler

    Trevor Graham's indictment is the latest BALCO development. But the biggest issue, what happens to Barry Bonds, remains unresolved.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2006
  6. Ullrich may be free, but damage is done

    Mark Kreidler

    Falsely accused in a doping scandal, Jan Ullrich didn't get to ride in the Tour de France. Four months later, Spanish authorities say he wasn't involved. Now what?

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2006
  7. Excuses won't mask the truth about Landis

    Mark Kreidler

    Floyd Landis' gamut of excuses may have aroused a measure of doubt over his positive drug test at the Tour de France, but in the end, writes Mark Kreidler, no amount of spin will be able to hide the plain and obvious truth.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2006
  8. Why do you think they call it dope?

    Mark Kreidler

    Does anyone come out clean after the latest in the Lance Armstrong saga? Mark Kreidler takes a look.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2006
  9. Report of Chinese abuses can't shock IOC

    Mark Kreidler

    Jacques Rogge says he'll look into reports of athlete abuse. But whether he'll get answers is another matter.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2005
  10. Rudolph caught, but Jewel's life still tarnished

    Mark Kreidler

    You'll hear the word "closure" a lot with regard to the Eric Rudolph case. Try running that one past Richard Jewell.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2005
  11. Supplemental retirement income

    Mark Kreidler

    Michael Johnson, he of the golden feat, is back running around again, this time as sprinter Jeremy Wariner's agent.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2004
  12. Felix already is taking over 200

    Mark Kreidler

    The new Marion Jones may be Allyson Felix, but we say "may" with an asterisk.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2004
  13. Timing is everything

    Mark Kreidler

    Trevor Graham says he was "just a coach doing the right thing" when he handed over a THG-coated syringe that launched the BALCO investigation. Sure.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2004
  14. Does anybody really care about the Games?

    Mark Kreidler

    The key question isn't about security or construction delays. No, the question for Athens, is: What if they threw an Olympics and nobody cared?

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2004
  15. Webb poised to break another 36-year record

    Mark Kreidler

    Steroid-related news dominated the track trials, but Alan Webb's burst in the 1,500 reminded us it's about running.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2004
  16. Jones isn't going to go away quietly

    Mark Kreidler

    USA Track can forget about sweeping Marion Jones under the rug. It's possible she may qualify for three events in Athens.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2004