The Longform Guide to Cheaters
The Long Ride
Just over a decade ago, Specter set out to answer this question: How did Lance Armstrong manage the greatest comeback in sports history?
The Shadow Scholar
An academic ghostwriter explains his trade.
Problems in a Turned-On World
In 1969, the sports establishment was wrestling with whether to embrace performance-enhancing drugs, decry them, or look the other way.
AshleyMadison.com and the business of infidelity.
Hacking Las Vegas
The story of the MIT Blackjack Team.
All the Answers
A quiz show scandal and its aftermath, as told by its star.
There are enough stories about steroids in baseball to fill an entire collection. But there’s only one story about steroids and trying to interview a down-and-out Jose Canseco.