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USADA wanted Landis to "give up" Armstrong

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by spnited, May 10, 2007.

  1. spnited

    spnited Active Member

  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Is anybody really surprised by this?
  3. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    Knowing at least to some degree both sides of this issue, I have no fucking idea who to believe. But I do know that USADA busts a lot more people from narcs than anything else. They get other athletes to squeal all the time.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    I think Landis has a pretty strong case, and this stuff about USADA doesn't surprise me one bit. But I think the deck is severely stacked against him going into the arbitration hearing.
  5. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    He won't win. Maybe he will in the court of public opinion, but not in the courtroom. Dr. Baker said that French lab basically treated the samples like middle school science students would have.
  6. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    Yeah, I'm not surprised. It's just like how the feds and Novitzky were trying to get people to give up Bonds. Lance is the Holy Grail for these guys.
  7. This is how wars on drugs work.
    A nation of informants and stool pigeons.
  8. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    And those who wage wars on drugs don't win.
  9. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Sometimes I think if Armstrong was hit by a bus today, the USADA would dispatch somebody to collect blood samples off the street in hopes of proving his doped.

    At what point do they quit trying to make a case against a retired athlete?
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    As soon as they fabricate enough evidence to get the result they want.
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