Always Have To Steal My Kisses From You

By Mario Fraioli

“The moral to this story is that it is perfectly O.K. to passionately kiss your mate, even if he or she has a sinus infection.”

Ahh, the old “contamination by passionate kissing” defense. Stories like this are why it’s hard to take our sport seriously sometimes. But hey, kudos to The New York Times on a great lede and congratulations to Gil Roberts for having his positive doping test overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (Also, I’m no doctor, but in India, a “chemist” will treat your sinus infection with gout medication. Modern medicine sure is a fascinating field.)

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