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Jabrill Peppers Tests Positive For Dilute Sample At Draft Combine

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Jabrill Peppers, his draft stock already in question, may have further clouded his NFL future.

The former Michigan linebacker/safety tested positive for a dilute sample at last month’s scouting combine, according to Adam Schefter.

NFL notified teams that Michigan’s Jabril Peppers tested positive for a dilute sample at the combine, league sources tell ESPN.

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Performance enhancing drugs: a quiet epidemic

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Dick Butkus, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the Chicago Bears, lives in Malibu, Calif., where he raises money to fight steroid abuse in high schools.

For weeks news of Allonzo Trier’s run-in with performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) dominated the collegiate sports headlines and occupied commentators around the country.

From college basketball to the Tour de France, PEDs pop up no matter what sport you follow.  … Continue Reading...

9 ways anabolic steroids are harmful to your body

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A few months ago, we all saw a popular actor’s much-publicised ‘transformation’ video. At the beginning of the video, we see the pudgy and out-of-shape actor, who gained 28 kg for a role, transform into a bulky and fit form in a matter of six months. It was an incredible feat, and we’d be lying if we said we weren’t amazed!… Continue Reading...

Jets CB Nick Marshall Suspended 4 Games for Violating NFL PED Policy

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New York Jets cornerback Nick Marshall has been suspended for the first four games of next season after violating the NFL‘s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

An NFL spokesperson announced Marshall’s suspension, per the Jets’ official website.

After playing quarterback at the University of Auburn, Marshall signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2015.… Continue Reading...

Redskins’ Trent Murphy suspended four games for violating NFL’s PED policy

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The Redskins‘ first four opponents are unknown at this point, but even without that important piece of information, their opening four-game stretch just got a little bit tougher.

That’s because the NFL suspended linebacker Trent Murphy for four games Friday after he violated the league’s performance-enhancing substances policy. Murphy’s suspension was first reported a month ago by Master Tesfatsion of the Washington Post; that report indicated Murphy was appealing the suspension.… Continue Reading...

MATT SHOEMAKER JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ADVISORY BOARD OF MAJOR-LEAGUE PLAYERS

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MATT SHOEMAKER JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S ADVISORY BOARD OF MAJOR-LEAGUE PLAYERS

Angels Pitcher Joins 36 Others in Helping to Educate Young People About the Dangers of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs

 

McKinney, Texas (Wednesday, April 19, 2017) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Matt Shoemaker of the Los Angeles Angels has joined its “Advisory Board” of active players from throughout Major League Baseball.… Continue Reading...

Spiralling anabolic steroid use leaves UK facing health timebomb

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Britain is experiencing an epidemic of anabolic steroid use among image-obsessed young men, according to experts, who warn the country faces a health timebomb from a problem which is significantly underrepresented in official statistics.

The Crime Survey for England and Wales estimates that just under 60,000 people a year take the drugs, which mimic the effects of testosterone and boost muscle growth.… Continue Reading...

More middle-aged men taking steroids to look younger

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As men get older their testosterone levels drop, which can sometimes lead to a reduced sex drive, weight gain and muscle reduction.

Growing numbers of middle-aged men are turning to anabolic steroids to make themselves look and feel more youthful and boost their sexual performance, experts say.

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Dangerous steroid userage among men over 50 has doubled in 5 years

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Middle-aged men are increasingly taking potentially dangerous anabolic steroids in a bid to remain youthful, according to a report by The Guardian newspaper. Experts told the newspaper that men were taking the drugs in a similar way to menopausal women receive hormone replacement therapy.

While use of the drugs can help combat weight gain and a lower libido, associated with ageing, misuse can result in moderate to severe side effects.… Continue Reading...

Joakim Noah: 20-Game PED Suspension

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Now that Joakim Noah has been cleared by doctors to play, he can officially begin not playing.

The Knicks center’s 20-game suspension for taking a banned substance starts Wednesday, the NBA said.

Noah, 32, has not played since Feb. 4 due to a knee injury. The NBA said when it announced the ban that it would begin with the “first NBA regular season or playoff game for which he is eligible and physically able to play.”

The suspension will include the first 12 games of next season.… Continue Reading...