Hoot's Corner

December 21, 2020
STATEMENT BY DONALD HOOTON JR. President, Taylor Hooton Foundation RE: The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) Decision on Russia Case
The Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF) joins the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in disappointment over the decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the Russia doping case.  This ruling reduced Russia’s global sport ban for involvement with doping from four years to two years.  While official teams representing Russia will be banned […]
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November 23, 2020
Energy Drinks and Their Adverse Health Effects: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Energy Drinks and Their Adverse Health Effects Ibrahim M Nadeem, Ajaykumar Shanmugaraj, Seaher Sakha, Nolan S Horner, Olufemi R Ayeni, Moin KhanSports Health 2020 November 19, : 1941738120949181 CONTEXT: Energy drinks are the fastest growing product in the beverage industry. However, there is concern regarding potential for adverse effects with use. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the reported adverse […]
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October 28, 2020
After missed doping tests, defending world champion 100-meter sprinter has been banned from competition for two years
Christian Coleman, American 100-meter world champion, receives two-year ban and is set to miss Tokyo Olympics His attorney says he plans to appeal the ban  By Shanna McCarriston 20 hrs ago1 min read USATSI After missed doping tests, defending world champion 100-meter sprinter Christian Coleman has been banned from competition for two years. The international disciplinary panel handed down […]
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October 1, 2020
Jailed for three years for selling steroids on Instagram
Bodybuilder jailed for three years for selling steroids on Instagram  Amy Walker 1 day agoMiddlesbrough prepared to defy Government over new Covid-19 rules, mayor says13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford’s new movie hits 100% on Rotten… A bodybuilder has been jailed for three years after selling anabolic steroids using his Instagram account which had 50,000 followers. […]
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September 29, 2020
BILL TO REQUIRE COMPANIES REPORT ILLICIT ONLINE DRUG SALES
MANCHIN, CORNYN BILL TO REQUIRE COMPANIES REPORT ILLICIT ONLINE DRUG SALES SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the See Something, Say Something Online Act to stop the illicit sale of opioids and other drugs online by amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to require […]
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Former HS coach charged with giving steroids to student
Former contract coach at Rossview High charged with giving steroids to student By Chris Smith September 22, 2020 3:37 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedIn CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – A former contract coach with Rossview High School’s basketball team has been charged with doping a student athlete with steroids. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Roger Williams, 52, on Monday and […]
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September 2, 2020
Dietary Supplement Usage Up Dramatically During Pandemic
Dietary Supplement Usage Up Dramatically During Pandemic, New Ipsos-CRN Survey Shows Washington, D.C., August 20, 2020—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, issued results of a COVID-19-focused consumer survey today that discovered more than two in five (43 percent) of dietary supplement users have changed […]
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July 9, 2020
‘I know they aren’t healthy’: the energy drink craze sweeping Afghanistan
From children in Kabul to Taliban chiefs, the sweet, caffeine-heavy drinks are wildly popular, defying fears on nutrition They are sold outside schools, in hospital lobbies, on street corners and in every supermarket; served at wedding receptions and ministerial meetings, while television adverts and billboards praise their qualities. Energy drinks have taken over Afghanistan, and the […]
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April 6, 2020
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 […]
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February 14, 2020
SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUSPENDS 8 DEPUTIES FOR USING, SELLING STEROIDS
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office opens an investigation and suspends eight of its deputies following reports of employees using, distributing and selling steroids. Those involved are with the detention bureau, the sheriff’s office says. This includes two corporals. The sheriff’s office identifies the detention deputies involved as a 27-year-old man, employed with the […]
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