Tour de Testosterone

A failed drug test taints cyclist Floyd Landis' heroic victory. Is he flawed, or is the testing?

This one hurt. A sudden, fall-off-the-bike at 40 m.p.h., road rash, legs mangled in the wheel hurt. After Marion Jones, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, aren't we immune to the fact that our beloved athletes might not have achieved immortality on talent alone? Hell, no. Last week came word that Floyd Landis--the fun-loving Mennonite from Pennsylvania, the guy whose Alpine comeback in the Tour de France was dubbed, properly, "The Ride of the Century" (and he did it with a bum hip to boot)--that guy might have cheated.

Landis tested positive for abnormal testosterone levels, a result confounding and dumbfounding, given...

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