The fallout from Marion Jones' confession that she used steroids is world-wide, as you'll see from this article in the London Independent. But that's not why we link it, at least not entirely.
For all the people who like to rag on Americans about our lack of knowledge about the world, British sportswriters are just as bad, or maybe it's the profession in general.
We started to notice it during the peak of the lacrosse case, when we read about Duke College and how the Duke family made their money off of slaves. There was a lot of ignorance shown during that time.
It continues, as in this article, Marion Jones is said to have graduated from "the North Carolina State University."
We know the ACC is off the beaten path for these guys, but doing a bit of research wouldn't hurt.