Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The Feds Say They Busted Up a Mansfield-Based Steroid Ring Last Month

    On February 5, U.S. Postal Inspectors customs agents were doing a routine inspection at the North Texas Processing and Distribution Center when they spotted a package freshly arrived from Singapore and destined for a home address in Crowley. The customs agents opened the mail -- they have the autho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Rangers Slugger Nelson Cruz Was a Customer of a Steroid-Peddling Miami Clinic

    Last month Biogenesis, a nondescript clinic a short hop from the University of Miami, quietly closed its doors. It purported to be an anti-aging clinic offering medical treatments to boost energy and libido, but, as our sister paper the Miami New Times reports, it also offered professional athletes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Shake-Guzzling, Pat Robertson-Suing Dallas Bodybuilder Sentenced to Federal Prison

    It takes a special type of person to sue televangelist Pat Robertson over a weight loss shake and say things to a reporter like "Me and Robertson are coming in a head-on crash," and "This ain't no goddamn game. He wants to come after me? Bring it fuckin' on." It takes an equally special person to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Now It's ESPN's Turn to Sack the Cowboys For Having Merch Made in Cambodian Sweatshops

    In October we noted a report from Pittsburgh-based Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights that said the Dallas Cowboys are having team-branded clothing made in "gross sweatshop conditions at the Style Avenue factory in El Salvador" -- which Cowboys Merchandise Ltd. chief operating officer Bill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Whitt's End: 6.26.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope of merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Ventured down to the Mavs' draft last night and it was ... sad. Not the selection of Rodrigue Beaubois - though underwhleming - but more the lack of buzz. I remember when a much worse Mavs' orga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Re: FYI, Read This ASAP. OMG!

    The following is a prime example of my curse here on Earth. A fleeting thought sprouts into a mild observation, only to bloom into a thesis that eventually flourishes into a blog item with sports branches. My apologies ... Got a text the other day, the salutation of which was LOL. It ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    'Roid Rage

    Baseball's new k*ng swats one close to home