Lance Armstrong, like many athletes before him and many who will come after, is forced to answer doping allegations which will come Thursday in a discussion with Oprah Winfrey.
Whether it's the fans' fault for imposing such lofty expectations, the media's for looking the other way for so long or the athletes who really believe an illusion can last a career, doping has become far too prevalent in sports.
The 41-year old who had his titles and accolades stripped will sit down with Winfrey for what fans hope are candid and honest remarks about doping.
While he is the biggest name to be ascribed to performance-enhacing drugs at the moment, he is hardly the first and will most assuredly not be the last.
Here is a breakdown of the biggest names in all of sports to have been associated with doping. Please feel free to chime in with people you felt were excluded or just thoughts on the ones provided.
We really must listen to the kids from Bayside who taught us years ago, there is no hope with dope, or for our purposes, doping.