Game of Shadows (2006) Scouting Report The San Francisco Chronicle reporters who exposed the BALCO drug scandal share the dark secrets that may have enabled jocks to achieve glory.… 2006-03-23 Nonfiction Sports Random House
Book Review

Game of Shadows (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Mar 23, 2006; Writers: Mark Fainaru-Wada, Lance Williams; Genres: Nonfiction, Sports; Publisher: Random House

Scouting Report
The San Francisco Chronicle reporters who exposed the BALCO drug scandal share the dark secrets that may have enabled jocks to achieve glory.

Curveball
After baseball finally outlawed steroids in 2003, Barry Bonds' trainer bragged that he had an inside source who'd tip him off before Bonds would be tested.

Final Score
A shocking exposé of the seedy side of pro sports that underscores just how easy it is to cheat.

Originally posted Apr 14, 2006 Published in issue #873 Apr 21, 2006 Order article reprints