Archives for June2012

Antonio Tarver tests positive for steroids

Fighting continues to be plagued by steroid abuse

By Dan Rafael |

Cruiserweight contender Antonio Tarver tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone in a pre-fight urine test conducted by the California State Athletic Commission for his June 2 fight with Lateef Kayode, Steve Feder, Kayode’s manager, told on Friday.Continue Reading...

Steroids are more dangerous than you think

Between the failed case against pitching legend Roger Clemens and the never-ending investigation into Tour de France phenomenon Lance Armstrong, it's tempting to write off doping as something we should just accept in sports-the thing to do if you really want to win. After all, if scientists and students are taking drugs to enhance cognitive performance, why not let athletes do the same?

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What do I tell my son about steroids?

Followers, this is one of the best pieces of writing that I’ve seen that describes the reasons that we should ALL continue to be vigilant about drug use in competitive sports.  I urge every one of you to take 3 minutes and read this.  Then take a lifetime thinking about it!… Continue Reading...

2 Ukranians get jail time for steroid bust

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Two Ukrainian men will each spend three years and 10 months in federal prison before they’re deported for their roles in an international steroid ring that was busted in Pittsburgh.

Federal prosecutors say Yeveniy Suriy (yeh-VEN’-ee SOO’-ree) and Oleksandr Skochyk (SKO’-chek) were arrested in Cyprus after an undercover U.S.Continue Reading...

Three face steroid charges in Halifax

Three Halifax men accused of conspiring to import and traffic steroids appeared in court Tuesday in person or through a lawyer.

Kevin John O'Keefe, 29, James Douglas Rae, 30, and Andrew Paul Scott, 27, all face a dozen conspiracy charges in connection with police raids at a pair of Halifax addresses in March and April.Continue Reading...

Phillie 2nd Baseman suspended for 50 Games

second baseman Freddy Galvis has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball, the commissioner’s office announced Tuesday afternoon. Galvis tested positive for metabolite of Clostebol, which is a performance-enhancing substance and in violation of MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension is effective immediately.

Galvis, 22, has been the Phillies’ most frequent fill-in for injured Chase Utley at second base this season.… Continue Reading...

PLAY/Hoot’s Chalk Talk: Cleveland

Dozens of kids from the Boys & Girls Club came to Progressive Field on Monday. The message they were getting from the Indians was that getting – and staying – physically fit was critical to their young lives.
“Try to get twenty to thirty minutes of cardiovascular activity a day, get off the couch get outside have fun and play,” said Indians trainer Jeff Desjardins.… Continue Reading...

Vigilence keeping drugs of MiLB Diamonds

By Jason Anderson, Record Staff Writer, June 17, 2012 12:00 AM

STOCKTON – Two posters outlining Major League Baseball’s Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program hang on the wall in a well-traveled hall inside the home clubhouse at Stockton Ballpark, one in English and the other in Spanish.

Players cannot report to the manager’s office, seek treatment in the trainer’s room or pick up pregame meals without walking past a list of banned substances.Continue Reading...

Herbs – do they work (build muscle)?

by:  Chuck Norris

Big claims abound on bottles lining the billion-dollar industry of weight loss and muscle building. And with failed spring diets leading to flabby summer displays, right now the fruit for quick fixes is ripe for the picking.

Since the rise and outlaw of anabolic steroids - synthetic hormones that imitate testosterone and increase muscle mass - marketers have created myriad "natural product" alternatives they claim can mimic their effects and speed safely.Continue Reading...

Soldier caught dealing steroids


An Army soldier was busted Sunday afternoon for selling $900 worth of suspected steroids to an undercover officer, Columbus police said.

Charles Danielson Eadie, 30, of Fort Bragg, N.C. is charged with sale of steroids, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and use of a communication device, reports state.

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