Hoot’s Corner

House passes bill to crack down on anabolic steroids

The House on Monday passed legislation that would expand the types of muscle-enhancing anabolic steroids subject to federal regulation.

Passed by voice vote, the measure would add 25 new substances to the list of anabolic steroids regulated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Additionally, false labeling of anabolic steroids would be subject to a penalty of up to $500,000 per violation.… Continue Reading…

Ex gym owner hit with more drug sale charges

QUEENSBURY — The former gym owner arrested earlier this summer on drug charges has been indicted on charges that he sold anabolic steroids and painkillers.

A Warren County grand jury on Friday handed up a 10-count indictment against Scott R. Rabine that charges him with six drug sales or attempted drug sales in Glens Falls between May 22 and July 17.… Continue Reading…

Steroids loom as risk for NZ teens

Steve Orton

Steve Orton returned after winning the national amateur body building championships in Italy in 2013.

The world’s leading anti-doping watchdog has warned Kiwi teens could become victims of an unbridled illegal steroid market as the criminal underworld takes advantage of the country’s weak laws.

 It comes as inquiries by Fairfax Media show that the use of Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs (PIEDs) is now more wide-reaching than just bodybuilding circles, with many recreational gym goers seeking a quick fix.… Continue Reading…

Surviving Steroids: The Dark Side Of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Ozy.com deputy editor Eugene Robinson talks with NPR’s Arun Rath about his past experiences with performance-enhancing drugs and “the dark side” of steroids.

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Alex Gordon joins Taylor Hooton Foundation’s Advisory Board

Press Release | September 9, 2014

McKinney, TX (September 9, 2014) - The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals has joined its new “Advisory Board” made up exclusively of active players from throughout Major League Baseball. The Hooton Foundation is widely acknowledged as the leader in the advocacy against appearance and performance enhancing drug use by the youth of America.

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NJ high school steroids testing: Guess how many athletes tested positive this past year

NJ high school steroids testing: Guess how many athletes tested positive this past year

NJSIAA Executive Director Steve Timko wants to expand steroid testing in New Jersey.

Nine years after becoming the first state in the country to institute a steroid-testing policy for high school athletes, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association continues reporting positive tests.

Over the course of 2013-14, the NJSIAA tested 495 athletes from 78 schools and 12 sports.… Continue Reading…

Supplements, steroids and unsuspecting customers

Last month, a U.S. District Court ruled that the NCAA violated antitrust statutes by not letting UCLA athletes profit from use of their likenesses in commercial products. As college athletes reap more gains, kids in high school will be enticed to use any means necessary to join the student-athlete elite.

For many, that means anabolic steroids: chemical derivatives of testosterone that are the go-to drugs for enhancing athletic performance and body image.

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Stephan Bonnar talks about his positive steroid drug test

. . . people could call me a cheater and a piece of s___ ” . . . .

Stephan Bonnar MMA

Stephan Bonnar thought that the fight against Anderson Silva was the break that he had been waiting for but it turns out, it became his worst nightmare.

Bonnar fought Silva at the UFC 153 in Oct.… Continue Reading…

Austin parents rightly concerned about steroid sales to their kids

The shoe is on the other foot for Williamson County Precinct 2 Deputy Constable Don Zachary.

He’s used to arresting people, but tonight he’s off the streets after federal and state authorities arrested him and 21 other people in a steroid drug bust. The Drug Enforcement Agency says it’s looking into organizations that divert legal steroids for illegal purposes or even worse.… Continue Reading…

Steroid dealer has past ties to UT Football program

If convicted, dealer faces 20 years to life in prison.

New information about a man caught up in a federal steroid bust.

KEYE TV has been doing some digging and found not only has one of the men been involved in a similar scandal before, but the case involved University of Texas football players.… Continue Reading…