Category Archives: Marion Jones

>Marion on Oprah

>Thankfully, I didn’t have to watch that train wreck–Epelle did it for me. If you missed it, check out his post on the matter. Oprah’s site has video.

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>Just Kill Me Now

>Marion Jones will be on Oprah on Wednesday. There will be more tears than honesty, that’s all I can say.

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>What Awaits Behind Bars

>The Swedish Athletics in the News blog describes the experiences Marion Jones likely will have in the penal system. The greatest challenge facing Jones will be her attitude – something she will need to have checked at the door. As … Continue reading

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>Anti-Doping News

>Marion Jones sentencing:Six months in a minimum-security prison (which ESPN’s legal analyst said was unlikely to be any less than four months of real time), plus two years probation and 800 hours of community service; must report by March 11. … Continue reading

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>Anti-Doping News

>Most every paper in the country ran a short wirestory on Marion Jones today. Most didn’t go much beyond saying this: Marion Jones used several different performance-enhancing drugs over a substantial period of time, according to a detailed doping calendar … Continue reading

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>Tank McNamara takes on Marion Jones

>Sorry if they’re a bit small to read easily (this is as big as Blogger makes it). Click on the strip for a larger version.

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>Jones fallout

>The chatter on the message boards and in the press is full of shock and disappointment. Come on, folks. This is as surprising as if O.J. came out and admitted he killed his wife. Or, more accurately, if he admitted … Continue reading

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>Marion Jones, the final chapter?

>I heard the news today. Oh, boy. Marion Jones admitted using steroids before the 2000 Olympics in a recent letter to close family and friends, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Discuss: Old farts / young punksCraig Masback statement It’s been … Continue reading

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>Jones Skipping Season

>Forgive me if this is old news: Marion Jones, conspicuously absent from the track scene since her February marriage, apparently will not compete in the 2007 season. “I’m almost sure she isn’t,” coach Steve Riddick said in a brief telephone … Continue reading

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>BALCO, perjury, and Marion Jones

>There’s been some recent news in the BALCO trials; Thursday, cyclist Tammy Thomas (right) was indicted on perjury charges. Yep, that’s a woman. You think she might have used steroids? Also, recently Marion Jones said she’s undecided about her future … Continue reading

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