Woly Award: LaShawn Merritt, track and field

LaShawn Merritt won the 2008 gold medal in the highly competitive 400 meters. He followed it up with a world title in 2009. Then the troubles began. He tested positive for a substance that he attributed to the drug ExtenZe. He returned with a second-place finish to Grenadan sensation Kirani James in 2011, then injuredContinue reading “Woly Award: LaShawn Merritt, track and field”

LaShawn Merritt, male enhancement and unanswered questions

Startling news from track and field today: 2008 Olympic champion and 2009 world champion 400-meter runner LaShawn Merritt revealed that he has accepted a provisional suspension due to positive drug tests. His championships aren’t at risk. In fact, none of his competitive results are at risk; the positives were recorded on out-of-competition tests since heContinue reading “LaShawn Merritt, male enhancement and unanswered questions”