... or is that pine tar handed?
In sports, they say, if you're not cheating, you're not trying. It's an endearing principal, but not one that did Joel Peralta any good. While the Tampa Bay Rays reliever was warming up last week, umpires found pine tar smeared in his glove, a banned substance and Major League Baseball rule violation.
Without throwing a pitch, Peralta (above in blue, out of focus) was booted from the game and into sports infamy. Where might the righty rank among other notorious tricksters? From steroid-pumped sprinters to concrete-fisted boxers, here are other sports cheats that have been caught red-handed.
Antoine Laporte and friends navigate Croix des Tetes, a mountain of Savoie, France in their tracking suits. Proximity flying in tracking gear leaves al... More Antoine Laporte and friends navigate Croix des Tetes, a mountain of Savoie, France in their tracking suits. Proximity flying in tracking gear leaves almost no margin for error and requires a more specific choice of flyable lines - if you get too deep, you don't have wings (wingsuit) to help you get out. Tracking gear consists of a jacket and pants that inflate with air, which then increases push force when you move your body through the air.
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