NCAA officials have a strict policy on performance-enhancing drugs and street drugs.
The NCAA considers performance-enhancing drugs different from street drugs. Drugs taken that could have adverse effects on a student athlete include marijauna, cocaine and heroin are considered street drugs.
The penalty for testing positive for street drugs is losing half a year of eligibility for the first offense.… Continue Reading...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION FOUNDER APPLAUDS THE PUBLICATION OF BILL KASHATUS’ NEW BOOK, “SUICIDE SQUEEZE”
Heartbreaking Story of Steroids-Related Suicides by Two Promising Young Athletes Sparked the Formation of Educational Foundation and Mobilized
Major League Baseball’s Campaign Against Steroid Use
McKinney, Texas (Thursday, January 26, 2017) – The tragic deaths of Taylor Hooton and Rob Garibaldi, because of their use of anabolic steroids, served as catalysts for the formation of the Taylor Hooton Foundation and have been documented in the new book, Suicide Squeeze (Temple University Press), by author and long-time educator, Bill Kashatus.… Continue Reading...
CBSA officers measure and log vials of steroids seized by the CBSA in “Project Juice.”
Their text messages and emails carried an air of confidence.
One boasted to his girlfriend that he and his partner had netted $20,000 in one week. Another referred to his lab worker-underlings as “dumb dumbs.”
But one by one, members of a national steroid-distribution ring became ensnared in a lengthy Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) investigation dubbed Project Juice.… Continue Reading...
Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred discussed the issue of drug testing during a press conference in New York.
Manfred: PED testing is doing its job
NEW YORK — Baseball’s big boss yesterday told the world to back off when it comes to “baseless” steroids whispers — unless you have some proof.
David Ortiz in recent years has swatted away speculation about performance-enhancing drug use, circling back to the subject himself in a piece for The Players’ Tribune in 2015.… Continue Reading...
“All Me, PED Free” – On Friday in Texas, Jose Bautista met with a group of young baseball players to discuss the dangers of using performance enhancing drugs in an event organized by the Taylor Hooton Foundation.
“I think when they hear it coming from me — I’m still active, I’m still successful and I have taken a pledge to continue to play at this level without the use of prohibitive substances,” Bautista told Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com.… Continue Reading...
Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins doesn’t fit the stereotype of a steroid user.
By: NATHANIEL VINTON
A positive steroid test by Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon has underlined the commonly forgotten fact about doping: it’s not all about the muscles.
Exhibit 1: Lance Armstrong and the other stick-figure men of his fraudulent Tour de France cycling teams, for whom small doses of testosterone (often delivered in drops of olive oil or transdermal patches the cyclists wore after training) were a critical recovery aid.… Continue Reading...
Jeff Idelson is trying to knock performance-enhancing drugs out of the ballpark.
The Taylor Hooton Foundation has noticed, too, as it will present the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s president with its Legacy Award on April 23 at Eddie Dean’s Ranch in Dallas.
“It is a humbling and proud honor to receive this award,” Idelson, the Hall’s president since 2008, said in a media release emailed to The Daily Star by the Cooperstown shrine.… Continue Reading...