Completely unrelated: Is it just me, or does this AP story practically scream out the next major scandal in sports: dog steroids!
Canadian Hans Gatt... said Mackey's [dog sled] team was the best-looking team on the Iditarod trail this year. Instead of tiring, his team recovered faster than any of the others after long runs between checkpoints and maintained their speed.You heard it here first: I'll bet my Floyd Landis bobblehead doll those dogs are juiced.
''I can't run my dogs like that,'' Gatt, of Whitehorse, said Tuesday, almost 100 miles back on the trail. ''He obviously has figured out something we have not figured out yet.''