I Identify As a Hot Gay Male, and You Need to Respect My Choice


He became a Hot Gay Male and remains a Hot Gay Male, no matter what anyone else says. And everyone has an opinion.

Taking Gym Steroids Can Affect Your Learning and Memory


The physical impact of anabolic steroids are well known but there are also mental effects.

Joe Biden and Ryan Braun: Performance-Enhanced Alpha Males

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There are genuine issues of goodness or badness to worry about in the world, but they do not involve Ryan Braun and other PED users.

Where’s The Mentor Alex Rodriguez Never Had?

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Joe Rutland looks at the drama behind Rodriguez and how a mentor could have helped him navigate his life and career with more honesty and grace.

Instant Muscle: Just Add Oil, Lidocaine & Alcohol


Some might call it Extreme Body Modification. I call it Dysmorphia.

Cops on the Juice


Should cops be allowed to use anabolic steroids if it helps them do their jobs better? David Stanley explores.

Capitalism, Violence, and Male Bodies: The Strange Saga of Vince McMahon


Wrestling magnate Vince McMahon has earned untold millions by convincing people to pay him for the right to witness his own (possibly deserved) humiliations.

Lies and Athletes: Why Do We Care?

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They say to “hate the game, not the player,” but sometimes the players bring it on themselves. Carter Gaddis shares his views on athletes, integrity, and the lessons we are teaching.

Today’s Athlete and the 24-7 Sports Media Cycle


Yesterday’s athletes were heroes, today’s villains. Max White says it’s us, and the 24-7 news cycle we consume, and not the athletes who have changed.

Ground Rule Trouble

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Think steroids is biggest problem in baseball? Tyler Smith takes a humorous look at the ways that baseball and cheating have gone hand in hand.

It’s Not About the Muscles


In the wake of A-Rod’s suspension, Ryan Bradley talks to his son about Performance Enhancing Drugs.

5 Lessons Fathers Can Teach Their Children About the A-Rod Saga


Christian Toto turns his obsession about the A-Rod circus into a teachable moment for his son.

Let’s Teach Boys About Airbrushing

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Andrew Smiler argues that we can help everyone by teaching boys about the artificial beauty we see.

Be Less Loyal


Putting aside issues of team and party affiliation, Jim Jividen believes intellectual consistency is the highest possible value.

Male Bodies and the Lies We Tell About Them: The Making and Faking of Professional Wrestling


What can a “sport” built around fakery and deception teach us about the lies men tell themselves?

We’re Getting Catfished


Still laughing about how poor Manti Te’o got duped? Jim Jividen addresses the ways we’re all being catfished.