Archives for March2010

Steroids Smuggled from China

For any of you readers who have attended one of our Hoot’s Chalk Talk programs, you will recall that we explain that the source of most of the steroids being sold on the street is China.  And, that as a result, the quality and “cleanliness” of these drugs is no where near what it should be!!  A substantial percentage have been found to be contaminated with lead, mercury, zinc, tin, and/or arsenic.… Continue Reading...

NHL Links to Steroid Supplier?

Capitals linked to arrested chiropractor

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Washington Capitals players were seen by the office of a chiropractor who was arrested Tuesday morning in Reston (Va.) on reported charges of obtaining steroids and other illegal and performance-enhancing drugs from an alleged steroid dealer in Lakeland, Fla.

Douglas Owen Nagel, 50, has an office in the mall connected to Kettler Capitals Iceplex where the Capitals practice.
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Doctor admits he pushed steroids on patients

We continuously get asked, “where do users get their steroids?”  Most users get their “juice” at gyms or on the Internet.  Occasionally, doctors are writing prescriptions for this poison.  In this case, the local pharmacy was working in tandem with a doctor . . . . they were making a lot of money selling these drugs.… Continue Reading...

High School Officials Sued Over Player Steroid Claims

A coach in the State of Tennessee is accused of providing steroids to one of his players under the guise of providing him with supplements.

What did the school officials do when they found out about the incident?  They allegedly instructed the kid to “shut up” and not talk about the situation to anyone, including his mom!… Continue Reading...

Clint Conducted a Hoot’s Chalk Talk Program in Connecticut

BY JEFF DARLINGTON
jdarlington@MiamiHerald.com

The Dolphins already knew they’d soon need to find an eventual replacement for nose tackle Jason Ferguson. Now, they’ll have a little more pressure to do it.

Ferguson, who has yet to decide whether he’ll play for the Dolphins in 2010 or retire, will have a major roadblock to factor into the verdict: He has been suspended by the league for the first eight games of the 2010 season, the NFL confirmed Sunday morning.

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Juveniles Charged with Selling Anabolic Steroids

Charges released in Calhoun High steroids case

by Calhoun Times

The Calhoun Police Department has officially released the charges filed against a Calhoun High School student who was taken into custody Tuesday morning for allegedly selling steroids on the CHS campus.

According to the Calhoun Police Department:

The students was charged with violating the Georgia Controlled Substance Act, Schedule III, which refers to the fact that the drugs in questions are currently an accepted medical use in treatment, and abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

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Miami Dolphins’ Jason Ferguson suspended eight games

The Dolphins already knew they’d soon need to find an eventual replacement for nose tackle Jason Ferguson. Now, they’ll have a little more pressure to do it.

Ferguson, who has yet to decide whether he’ll play for the Dolphins in 2010 or retire, will have a major roadblock to factor into the verdict: He has been suspended by the league for the first eight games of the 2010 season, the NFL confirmed Sunday morning.

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Wales: Steroid Users Outnumber Junkies at Needle Exchanges

Is this where we are headed? A society where the use of anabolic steroids has surpassed the use of other drugs?

If you’ve not read any other article that I’ve posted in this section, please take 5 minutes and read this article in its entirety. Because, I believe this is where we in the US are headed.… Continue Reading...

Ryan Tucker Reportedly Tested Positive for Steroids Before Retiring

Howard Balzer of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat is reporting that Ryan Tucker’s retirement from the Cleveland Browns came after the offensive lineman tested positive for steroids. That would have cost the veteran 8 games next season because he had been caught once before for using banned substances.

Tucker announced he was walking away from the game on sportstalk radio WKNR saying:

“We notified the league and we are notifying the Cleveland Browns family that I’m shutting it down.Continue Reading...

Some think it is “ridiculous” that Cops can’t use steroids!

I am often asked why the police don’t do more to combat the use of illegal steroids by our kids.  Surprisingly, one of the reasons just may be that cops are one of the “typical” user groups of these illegals substances.  I often hear the kids tell stories of cops and firefighters working out at the gym that are known to be using steroids.… Continue Reading...