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Stapleton: 'We can't protect these guys from themselves'

Updated: July 20, 2007, 5:22 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

MARSEILLE, France -- You can test people's blood, but you can't take advance measurements of the quality of their conscience. Scientists have yet to develop a reliable way to predict what choice an athlete will make in a private moment when he is faced with doing the right thing or doing what he thinks everyone else is doing -- still -- to gain a competitive edge.

Too bad. Bob Stapleton and other people who have invested themselves in cycling would find that kind of analysis very handy.

Stapleton, ...

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