Comment of the Day

Reader: If only Lance Armstrong competed in a sport that required drug use....

Yesterday, we had some fun with a Denver Post page-one typo involving Lance Armstrong, who was said to have been stripped of his Tour de France titles for "systematic hoping." (I made a now-corrected typing error, too. Hilarious!) The item got one of our readers thinking about sports that would require participants to get pharmacological, rather than punishing them for it. Here's his take.

Monkey writes:

I would like to see a sport where drugs are required. Ultimate fighting on meth, basketball on cocaine, golfing on acid or drunk NASCAR races would be fun to watch.

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