That flimsy PED truce was an illusion

The cases of Ryan Braun and Alberto Contador have reopened the old wounds

Originally Published: March 1, 2012
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

When Ryan Braun's suspension was overturned last week apparently due to procedural errors, Major League Baseball did not express disappointment as much as vent prosecutorial rage that a guilty one got away. Emboldened, some Oakland A's players made fun of the urine sample collectors at the A's spring training facility in Phoenix, sarcastically reminding the collectors not to dawdle in getting their samples to the nearest FedEx location -- and fast.

Travis Tygart, the head of the ...

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