Archives for June2010

Lenny Dykstra admits to steroid use

After years of complete denial, another role model comes clean about his steroid use,  This time it’s Lenny Dykstra.

Just one moreloud message to our kids that it’s okay to use illegal drugs and to deny that illegal behavior.


Lenny Dykstra ended one season with the Phillies as skinny as an orphan begging for spare change on a street corner.

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Top International Prospect Tests Positive For Steroids

One of several top Dominican players who reportedly have failed MLB tests

By Ben Badler
June 29, 2010

Major League Baseball’s increased scrutiny of players in the Dominican Republic is already affecting the international market, as at least one of the top prospects in Latin America has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.Continue Reading...

Another player arrested in Waterloo steroid scandal

Everyone always wants to believe that “it was just one guy” that was doing steroids. But, in almost every instance we’ve come across, if there is one person using steroids, there is a whole nest of users in a tight circle around that individual.  Sadly, this is turning out to be the case in the ever evolving situation at the University of Waterloo.… Continue Reading...

NFL Player Suspended for Steroid Use

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Ed Gant has been suspended for four games for a violation of the NFL's policy on anabolic steroids and related substances, according to the team's Web site.

Gant is (or was) a possibility to become the fourth wide receiver for the Cardinals, who are looking for some depth after the departure of Anquan Boldin.… Continue Reading...

Radio Interview

The media in the Greater Waterloo area are giving wall to wall coverage of the steroid scandal that has unfolded at the University of Waterloo.  I’ve been interviewed by a number of the local media, and here is one of those interviews.


Don Hooton

President of the Taylor Hooton Foundation with Doug Farraway

  • Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Don Hooton provides his thoughts on the decision by the University of Waterloo to suspend their varsity football program for one year as a result of an ongoing investigation into the use of banned substances by select members
of the team.

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University Suspends Football Program Following Steroids Revelations

I just returned from Canada where I had the opportunity to work with the leadership of the athletic programs at the University of Waterloo.  They announced on Monday that they are shutting down their football program for this coming season following the revelation that a number of their football players were using anabolic steroids.… Continue Reading...

Colorado Pharmacist Sentenced to >3 Years for Selling Steroids

A pharmacist in Colorado was convicted of selling anabolic steroids to bodybuilders and others around the country without legitimate prescriptions.  For this behavior, he has been sentence to 40 months in prison and must forfeit his pharmacy building which is valued at almost $5 million!

Parents, this is an opportunity to point out to your kids that the sale and distribution of anabolic steroids is illegal – a felony.… Continue Reading...

Fundraiser Scheduled for Yankee Stadium

Dear friends and supporters,

I am so pleased to announce that the first annual Taylor Hooton Foundation fundraising event to be held at Yankee Stadium is scheduled to be held on August 19.  We don’t have many details on the event wrt pricing, sponsorships, etc., but I wanted to provide a heads up for you to keep an eye open as details become available in the coming days.… Continue Reading...

Three police officers arrested for steroid possession

As I have pointed out many times in this blog, not a week goes by that there aren’t multiple busts of cops around the country using anabolic steroids!  What a great example law enforcement officers are setting for our kids!  (These are the same guys working out at the local gyms .… Continue Reading...

Major League Strength to Partner with Hooton Foundation on Performance Enhancing Drugs Awareness Campaign

Major League Strength has announced a partnership with the Taylor Hooton Foundation

Melville, NY -May 19th, 2010- Major League Strength announced today a partnership with the Taylor Hooton Foundation to educate kids about the dangers of performance enhancing drugs throughout the country during their "Test the Nation" Combine Training Campaign.… Continue Reading...