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MotoGP Rider Handed 18-Month Competition Ban For Allegedly Accidental Steroid Use

Aprilia rider and one-time MotoGP race victor Andrea Iannone has been banned from the sport for 18 months following a positive test for steroid use at last November’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The ban will be enforced from December 17th, 2019 through June of 2021, meaning the Italian will miss all 2020 rounds (whenever the season does eventually re-start) as well as the first part of next season.… Continue Reading...

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION

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PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION

PBSCCS WILL ENDORSE AND FINANCIALLY SUPPORT THF’s EDUCATION

MISSION WITH SPONSORSHIP OF “ALL ME®” T-SHIRTS           

 

McKinney, Texas (Thursday, February 20, 2020) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today its continued national partnership with the Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Society (PBSCCS) which will endorse—as well as financially support—the Foundation’s mission of enlightening people to the truth about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.  

“It is tremendously gratifying to know the Foundation and its education efforts have the full support of these outstanding strength and conditioning coaches who are at the highest level of professional sports,” said Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton.… Continue Reading...

Man dies of massive heart attack after consuming 4 energy drinks per day

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Mothers know best. So why don’t we always listen to our moms when they advise us on certain things?

When Shani Clarke saw her 35-year-old son, Michael Clarke, cleaning out his truck she mentioned his large collection of energy drinks, but he shrugged her off and that was the end of their conversation.… Continue Reading...

TEXAS RANGERS’ JAMIE REED JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Long-Time Athletic Trainer Brings Invaluable Experiences to the Foundation’s Advocacy Against the Use of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances

McKinney, Texas (Thursday, January 9, 2020) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Jamie Reed (ATC) of the Texas Rangers, a recognized expert and veteran in the world of professional sports medicine, has joined its Board of Directors.… Continue Reading...

SARMS: WHAT’S THE HARM?

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SARMs” have emerged as a new class of appearance- and performance-enhancing substances. Before you consider using one, learn the facts here.

What are SARMs?

SARMs—short for “selective androgen receptor modulators”—are synthetic drugs designed to have effects similar to those of testosterone. SARMs are still in the research and testing stages for various medical conditions but have not been approved yet for any other use.… Continue Reading...

Steroids, suicide and stigma: The dangers of doping

Steroids and suicide.

Reporter JO MCKENZIE-MCLEAN lost her brother to suicide after he went ‘cold turkey’ off anabolic steroids. She revisits his story 20 years after his death.

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Three NBA players have each been given 25 game suspensions this year for PEDs

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Three weeks into the 2019-20 NBA season, three players have tested positive for banned substances, resulting in 25-game suspensions. In late August, Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler tested positive for Ipamorelin. In late October, Hawks center Deandre Ayton tested positive for a diuretic. On Nov. 5, Hawks big man John Collins tested positive for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide-2.… Continue Reading...

Falcons host interactive camp to educate moms about football safety

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Brian Parker of the Taylor Hooton Foundation addresses Moms

ATLANTA – Mothers used to cheering from the sidelines are learning important lessons about football in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The Atlanta Falcons are in the fifth year of a special mother’s education. 

Once a year, moms come together and learn football.

Statistics suggests a decline in football participation. 

Falcons Vice President of Community Relations Chris Millman is hoping to change that.… Continue Reading...

Michael Phelps On Doping: One Failed Test And You Should Never Be Allowed To Compete Again

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(CNN) — Swimming legend and Baltimore native Michael Phelps is more likely to jump in a ball pool than a swimming pool these days.

The 28-time Olympic medalist, who retired from competition after the 2016 Rio Games, became a father for a third time in September when his wife Nicole gave birth to baby boy Maverick.… Continue Reading...

AdvoCare fined $150 million as FTC calls it a pyramid scheme

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AdvoCare International, a multi-level marketing company known for endorsements by professional athletes and other celebrities, will pay $150 million to settle government claims it’s an illegal pyramid scheme where most of those selling its products earned nothing or lost money. 

The Plano, Texas-based provider of diet supplements and energy drinks offered consumers the chance to “earn unlimited income, attain financial freedom, and quit their regular job,” according to the Federal Trade Commission.… Continue Reading...