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NFL: JALIN MARSHALL SUSPENDED 4 GAMES FOR POSITIVE PED TEST

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New York Jets wide receiver Jalin Marshall is suspended four games to begin the 2017 NFL regular season after violating the NFL’s policy against performance-enhancing drugs, the Jets announced Tuesday.

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News first reported the news, noting that Marshall tested positive for Adderall. Rich Cimini of ESPN confirmed the report.

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NFL: LETROY GUION SUSPENDED 4 GAMES FOR PED VIOLATION

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The NFL suspended Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion for the first four games of the 2017 regular season Tuesday following a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.

ESPN.com’s Rob Demovsky shared a statement from the NFL:

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel‘s Tom Silverstein speculated Guion’s suspension puts his future with the Packers in jeopardy:

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NFL: Trent Murphy faces 4-Game PED Suspension

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Washington pass rusher Trent Murphy took a step forward in 2016, but his 2017 is off to a bad start.

Murphy is in the process of appealing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the Washington Post reports.

A second-round draft pick out of Stanford in 2014, Murphy went from a starter to a backup but thrived as a situational pass rusher in 2016, recording nine sacks and three forced fumbles.… Continue Reading...

Pitt-Johnstown athletes stay drug free

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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...

Another NFL player suspended: Cowboys’ Gregory banned one year for substance abuse

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Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been suspended without pay for at least one year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy for the third time.

The NFL announced the suspension on Thursday. The punishment begins immediately and prevents Gregory from playing for Dallas in the playoffs.

All three of Gregory’s suspensions have come in the past year.… Continue Reading...

Carleton University football player suspended 2 years for doping

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Canada’s leading anti-doping agency has issued a two-year sports suspension to a Carleton University football player who tested positive for a banned substance following last year’s Panda Game.

Ravens defensive back Daniel McNicoll provided a urine sample to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) on Oct.1, 2016, the day Carleton took on the University of Ottawa in the annual cross-town classic.… Continue Reading...

NFL: Another players was suspended for PED violation

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A bizarre situation in Tampa keeps getting even more bizarre.

The statement from Buccaneers running back Doug Martin creates the impression that he is starting a four-game suspension under the substance-abuse policy, and that he has developed a chemical dependency on one or more of the NFL’s recognized substances of abuse.… Continue Reading...

YSU confirms some football players failed NCAA testing

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The NCAA said it tests players for performance-enhancing and street drugs, but those results aren’t released to the public

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown State University confirmed that some of its football players failed the NCAA’s testing requirements. The university did not specify which tests and how many players were affected.… Continue Reading...

San Diego Chargers: Tenny Palepoi Suspended for PED Policy Violation

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San Diego Chargers defensive end Tenny Palepoi has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, the team announced Monday.

“While disappointed to hear the news today about Tenny, we respect and support the League’s decision,” the Chargers noted in a statement. “We are confident that he will learn from this and understand what is expected of him in the future.”

Palepoi has appeared in every game for the Chargers this season, totaling 13 tackles and a fumble recovery.… Continue Reading...

NFL suspends Saints safety Vaccaro 4 games under PED policy

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) – New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro will serve a four-game suspension, starting this Sunday at Tampa Bay, because he violated league rules pertaining to performance enhancing drug use, the NFL announced Friday.

The league did not specify which banned substance was found in Vaccaro’s system. The league not only bans steroids, but also diuretics that have been known to mask steroid use, so a positive test for either could have triggered a suspension.… Continue Reading...