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Arizona Wildcats guard Allonzo Trier ‘shocked’ by positive PED test

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Suspended Arizona Wildcats guard Allonzo Trier said Wednesday night he was “shocked” to have tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, and remains unsure when he will play again because the drug must be completely out of his system.

Trier was responding via a UA statement to an ESPN.com story citing unnamed sources that said he tested positive for a PED in September and won an appeal, but that the NCAA hasn’t allowed him to play until the drug is completely out of his system.

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Is steroid use rampant in NCAA football?

By MATT APUZZO, ADAM GOLDMAN and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

ASHINGTON (AP) - With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and punishments inconsistent, college football players are packing on significant weight - 30 pounds or more in a single year, sometimes - without drawing much attention from their schools or the NCAA in a sport that earns tens of billions of dollars for teams.Continue Reading...

Universities’ policies vary widely on steroids

West Virginia University football players who test positive for steroids have to call their parents in the presence of head coach Dana Holgorsen and inform them of the failed test.

They also have to submit to an evaluation at the university's Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services and are kicked off the team permanently if they test positive a third time.Continue Reading...

Steroids Loom in Major-College Football

By By MATT APUZZO, ADAM GOLDMAN and JACK GILLUM Associated Press
WASHINGTON December 20, 2012 (AP)

With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and punishments inconsistent, college football players are packing on significant weight - 30 pounds or more in a single year, sometimes - without drawing much attention from their schools or the NCAA in a sport that earns tens of billions of dollars for teams.Continue Reading...