Archives for January2010

Sosa Should “Come Clean” On Steroid Use

I’ll leave this post to stand on its own – no need for any comment from me.


Sports News – January 26th, 2010 – Written By John Ritter

Sammy Sosa

As the list of admitted users continues to grow every week, the spotlight has now focused solely on the few remaining baseball players accused of taking steroids a decade ago who have kept their lips sealed.

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Was Michael Vick a Steroid User?

As we’ve chronicled in his space over the past few months, steroid use is widespread.  It crosses all sports and all elements of society, including law enforcement.

This week, another role model is alledged to have used anabolic steroids – Michael Vick of the NFL.



Plano steroids dealer said he supplied NFL’s Vick

Saturday, January 23, 2010

By JASON TRAHAN and GARY JACOBSON / The Dallas Morning News;

Michael Vick has told federal investigators that he never used performance-enhancing drugs, but Plano steroids trafficker David Jacobs told The Dallas Morning Newsbefore his death that he was Vick’s supplier when Vick played for the Atlanta Falcons.

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UK Teenager Dies from Steroids

As we adults debate whether the sports records of steroid users should be marked with an asterisk, we tend to forget that these drugs can be deadly.

Here is a current story of a young man in the UK whose death has been attributed to his use of anabolic steroids as reported by the BBC.… Continue Reading...

Did Chicago Bears Player Gaines Adams Die From Steroid Use?

Whenever a young, healthy athlete dies from an enlarged heart, my antennae go up!  Based on my personal experience, I am always prone to suspect steroid involvement at some level.

Sadly, Gaines Adams of the Chicago Bears died today and some journalists are already asking the question about the possible correlation between his death and anabolic steroids.

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Dick Butkus Speaks Out Regarding Steroid News

We are proud to be associated with NFL Legend HOF player Dick Butkus.  We appreciate his partnership in our important quest to drive steroid use out of our high schools.  He issued a statement today regarding this weeks revelations.


— 01/15/10 —

Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus, who is a vocal advocate of playing clean, issued the following statement about steroid revelations this week.

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Obama’s Nominee for head of TSA Accused of Steroid Use

Over the past few weeks, I’ve used this column to spotlight the widespread use of anabolic steroids.  All of our readers need to know with certainty that steroid use is not limited to big league baseball players.  These drugs have found their way into most corners of our society.

Today’s news article addresses an accusation of steroid use by the wife of Obama’s nominee to head the Transportation Security Administration, Erroll Southers.  Southers is a career law enforcement man, but like we’ve read in other articles preceeding this one, law enforcement personnel are not immune from using this illegal drug.… Continue Reading...

McGwire Admits Using Steroids

My phone rang this afternoon and it was Mark McGwire calling.  He was calling to tell me that he had used steroids and wanted to apologize to me and my family personally for what he had done.  He went on to tell me that a press release would be hitting the wires in about a half hour, and that he wanted me to hear about his admissions and apologies directly from him and not from the front pages of this afternoon’s sports headlines.… Continue Reading...

Shirtless Tiger Woods photos may fuel steroid speculations

Rather than jumping into the to and fro on this topic by speculating, let’s read what others are speculating about on this topic.


Shirtless Tiger Woods photos may fuel steroid speculations


tiger woods

In the new February 2010 issue of Vanity Fair, a buff, Tiger Woods is seen on the cover, shirtless and with well defined abs.

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