After all the bad publicity about how drugs have infested and infected professional cycling, it's refreshing to see the bright light of sportsmanship and ethics shined on another sport, in which the drug abuse is so rampant that it makes cyclists look like choirboys. No, I'm not talking about baseball, football or track & field.
This report in the Guardian exposes the abuse of ketamin, cocaine, and metamphetamine among 40- to 60-year-old participants in all-night mahjong marathons in Shanghai. Oh the shame! How can I ever look up to my favorite mahjong players again, without suspecting that they are coked up?