Wide Load

Wonder how David Boston got so big yet stayed so fast? He doesn't give a damn what you think.

Updated: August 22, 2003, 11:54 AM ET
By Tom Friend | ESPN The Magazine
What's going on in Room 614? There's a man in there, a he-man, actually, listening to ocean music. There are syringes and needles in boxes and IV bags in the closet. There are registered nurses knocking on the door and chiropractors coming and going, and a personal trainer carrying in a backpack full of pills. A backpack that some people would love to inspect.

Tom Friend

ESPN Senior Writer
Tom Friend is a senior writer for ESPN.com and a features reporter for ESPN TV. He has formerly worked for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, National Sports Daily, Kansas City Star and San Jose Mercury News.