No-tolerance policy must be put in place

Manny's admission and suspension should push MLB to get totally clean

Originally Published: May 7, 2009
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Start with this: The players connected to performance-enhancing drugs through positive drug tests or hard information have lost the benefit of the doubt. Manny Ramirez was suspended for 50 games for violating baseball's drug policy. He says he took a substance prescribed to him by a doctor for a personal medication situation. Our response is this: Whatever.

No, somewhere between Rafael Palmeiro wagging his finger at congressmen and Mark McGwire saying that he didn't want to talk about ...

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