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  • Tiger Woods paid Anthony Galea $76K for 14 visits, new book says

    08/04/2014 12:04:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    Golf ^ | July 08, 2014 | Pete Madden
    A new book about New York Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez's use of performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career includes revelations about another sports superstar: Tiger Woods. Released Tuesday, Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era, co-authored by Tim Elfrink of the Miami New Times and Gus-Garcia Roberts of Newsday, claims that the Canadian sports doctor Anthony Galea who treated Rodriguez also visited Woods 14 times between January and August 2009 and charged Woods a total of $76,012 as he recovered from knee surgery following his 2008 U.S. Open victory. Previous reports had identified only...
  • Member of Russian Sochi 2014 team reportedly among three biathletes to fail drugs tests

    01/29/2014 10:58:33 PM PST · by Dave346 · 6 replies
    Inside the Games ^ | Wednesday, 29 January 2014 | Nick Butler
    Irina Starykh, the reigning European champion selected for the Russian Olympic team, is reportedly among three biathletes who have failed drugs tests. In what is a bitter drugs-related blow for the host nation with the Opening Ceremony of the Games just nine days away the suspension of three unnamed athletes - from Russia and Lithuania - was announced in a statement by the International Biathlon Federation (IBU). The statement revealed "four adverse analytical findings were obtained in samples of three IBU athletes from Russia and Lithuania," and "the outcome of the test showed the presence of a non-specific substance." It...
  • Steroids found at Blade Runner’s mansion Cops find bloodied cricket bat too

    02/18/2013 9:29:55 AM PST · by Dave346 · 21 replies
    The Sun ^ | 2/18/13 | NICK PARKER
    BANNED steroid drugs were found in Oscar Pistorius’s house after he shot dead lover Reeva Steenkamp. Police also discovered a blood-stained cricket bat in the Blade Runner’s mansion in Pretoria, South Africa — and evidence of heavy drinking before the 3am shooting. Cops are now probing a theory that Pistorius may have blasted Reeva in an explosion of fury caused by the performance-boosting steroids. They are investigating whether murder suspect Pistorius was in the grip of “roid rage” — a side-effect of high doses of the outlawed drugs. Officers who searched the 26-year-old’s home after lover Reeva was killed in...
  • The Pill Turns 50: Medicine That Makes You Sick

    02/12/2011 5:33:19 PM PST · by topher · 52 replies
    Catholic Education Resource Center ^ | January 15, 2010 | ROBERT F. CONKLING, M.D.
    The Pill Turns 50: Medicine That Makes You SickROBERT F. CONKLING, M.D.Recently three major health stories appeared in the Washington press in less than two weeks that were an occasion to pause and reflect. Recently three major health stories appeared in the Washington press in less than two weeks that were an occasion to pause and reflect.First, the Potomac Conservancy made headlines about the contamination of rivers and drinking water in major metropolitan areas, including Washington DC. Contaminants include not only bacteria, industrial chemicals and agricultural pesticides but also potentially endocrine-active pharmaceuticals, such anti-depressants, contraceptive sex hormones, antibiotics and...
  • Spokesman: Contador Tests Positive for Steroid

    09/29/2010 7:09:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    ap ^ | September 29, 2010
    A spokesman for three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador says the cyclist tested positive for a banned steroid during this year's race. Contador's publicist released a statement Wednesday saying the substance, identified as clenbuterol, was found in a test taken on July 21. Contador has blamed food contamination as the only possible explanation for the positive test.
  • Court Sets New Rules for Computer Searches [Ninth Circuit] [MLB steroid abuse]

    08/30/2009 3:48:44 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 19 replies · 892+ views
    The New American ^ | 2009-08-30 | Jack Kenny
    In a ruling with broad implications for computer privacy, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that federal investigators went too far when they seized the digital records of a drug testing company and kept the results of confidential drug tests performed on all Major League baseball players during the 2002 season. According to published reports, 104 players tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. The names of four of them — Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, and (now retired) Sammy Sosa — were leaked to the press by an anonymous source or sources. The court...
  • Largest Steroid Lab In Mich. Discovered In Global Steroid Investigation

    09/24/2007 9:25:20 PM PDT · by Westlander · 7 replies · 144+ views ^ | 9-24-2007 | ClickOnDetroit
    DETROIT -- The largest steroid enforcement action in U.S. history resulted in the arrest of 124 people, two from Michigan, and the discovery of the largest steroid laboratory ever recorded in Michigan’s history, according to a Drug Enforcement agency officials. In total, 11.4 million steroid dosage units and 242 kilograms of raw steroid powder from Chinese origin were seized and $6.5 million, as well as 25 vehicles, three boats, 27 pill presses and 71 weapons were seized in Operation Raw Deal, said DEA officials.
  • Arnold Classic winner implicated in nationwide steroid scandal

    03/06/2007 4:05:28 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 267+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/6/07 | Michael Hill - ap
    Two more people linked to a nationwide investigation into the illegal sale of steroids were arraigned Tuesday on drug-related charges as published reports implicated more athletes, including the winner of the Ohio bodybuilding competition named for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Steven and Karen Lampert of Anti-Aging Centers in Nanuet pleaded not guilty in an Albany County, N.Y., courtroom and were released without bail. They are charged with submitting prescriptions to a Florida pharmacy - some "obviously forged" according to the district attorney - for drugs totaling more than $50,000 for people without a medical need. Steven Lampert is charged with 20...
  • Congress Wants to Know More About NFL's Steroid Policy

    04/01/2005 7:58:27 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 43 replies · 1,128+ views
    aolnews ^ | 3 31 05
    WASHINGTON (March 31) - The same Congressional committee that conducted hearings into steroids in baseball has asked NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue for information about how football regulates the performance-enhancing substances. The Government Reform Committee also said Thursday it will ask for similar data from the NBA, NHL, NCAA, U.S. Track and Field and Major League Soccer. "As the committee has stated publicly numerous times, its focus on the performance-enhancing drug use in sports is not limited to professional baseball," the committee said in a letter signed by committee chairman Rep. Tom Davis and ranking Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman. "As part...
  • Boston Globe/NPR Journalist Tags Novak a "Mendacious Lycanthrope"

    03/29/2005 3:55:37 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 38 replies · 1,372+ views
    MRC ^ | Tuesday March 29, 2005 | BrentBaker
    In the midst of a Sports Illustrated/CNN Sports blog entry about the NCAA men's basketball tournament, Boston Globe Magazine writer Charles Pierce, who in a 2003 article touted how if Mary Jo Kopechne had lived, "Edward Kennedy would have brought comfort to her in her old age," denounced columnist and CNN commentator Robert Novak. Pierce castigated Novak as "a mendacious lycanthrope" and warned CBS, which is carrying the tournament: "If you use him as a talking-head anywhere on your network, you've sacrificed credibility for celebrity in a big way." Novak is a big college basketball fan. Mendacious means untruthful and...
  • Selig: No changes will be sought (Steroid policy)

    03/20/2005 2:16:15 PM PST · by Coastal · 8 replies · 414+ views
    MLB ^ | March 20, 2005 | Barry M. Bloom
    Despite pressure from a Congressional committee, Major League Baseball is intent on allowing its newly re-written drug policy to work before seeking any more changes from the players association, Commissioner Bud Selig said at a press gathering at HoHoKam Park on Saturday. A year after Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and his Senate Commerce Committee told Selig and union chief executives Don Fehr to toughen baseball's steroid-testing program, the top ranking members of the House Government Reform Committee told them to do it again at the end of an 11-hour hearing on Thursday in Washington, D.C. MLB responded to Congress by...
  • Schwarzenegger acknowledges steroid use, says he has "no regrets"

    02/25/2005 9:28:45 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 1,481+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/25/05 | AP - Sacramento
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged using steroids during his years as a champion body builder and said he would still have used them even knowing what he knows now about the adverse effects of the performance-enhancing drugs. In an interview to be broadcast Sunday, Schwarzenegger told ABC's George Stephanopoulos, "I have no regrets about it, because at that time, it was something new that came on the market, and we went to the doctor and did it under doctors' supervision. We were experimenting with it. It was a new thing. So you can't roll the clock back and...

    12/11/2004 11:26:43 AM PST · by forest · 11 replies · 638+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #329 ^ | 12-12-04 | Doug Fiedor
    We keep hearing about "zero tolerance" from government officials and in government schools. Well, perhaps it is time We the People ought to demand a little zero tolerance from them. For instance, they jailed Martha Stewart for lying to an investigator. What about Bill Clinton? There are still a few matters that have not been resolved with the Clinton fiasco yet. Why isn't out and out perjury treated more seriously than lying so some stuffy investigator? We should have zero tolerance for all political lying -- for all public officials, which are public servants, actually. Turn the law around and...
  • Baseball's Screwed up Enough -- Who Needs Senator McCain?

    12/07/2004 9:23:08 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 6 replies · 413+ views
    By now, most of you know that I'm not that much of a sports fan. I watch maybe one football game a year. Not a whole one, mind you, just a minute here, 30 seconds there, as I'm flipping channels between Food Network, Animal Planet, Adult Swim and Fox News. I'm not all that fussed about basketball, except when a fight breaks out of course, and I can't be bothered too much with hockey except when a fight doesn't break out. Being an American citizen and a male of the species, however, it is expected that I give a rat's...
  • More teens pump up on risky steroids

    04/06/2004 9:36:53 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 15 replies · 342+ views
    Detroit News ^ | 4-5-04 | Gregg Krupa
    <p>High school athletic officials in Michigan say they are increasingly concerned about the number of athletes using steroids and other performance-enhancing substances, including a new study that shows use by high school seniors is up 50 percent in the past decade.</p>
  • Steroid cloud over Arnold Classic

    03/13/2004 8:08:39 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 228+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 3/13/04 | Margaret Talev
    <p>Advisers to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger sought to distance him Friday from reports that an international bodybuilding event he co-founded was visited by federal authorities last weekend as part of a widening probe into steroid distribution in the sports world.</p> <p>The Governor's Office declined to respond to an ESPN report that at least five subpoenas were issued at the Arnold Fitness Weekend in Columbus, Ohio. The event, which drew an estimated 80,000 spectators and participants, includes the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition and dozens of exhibits advertising a range of nutritional supplements, hormones and steroids.</p>
  • 'Designer Steroid' Rocking Sports World

    10/23/2003 10:18:11 PM PDT · by Sabertooth · 7 replies · 265+ views
    ABC News ^ | October 23rd, 2003
    (AP Photo) 'Designer Steroid' Rocking Sports World Sports World Rocked by a Doping Scandal Involving 'Designer Steroid' That Can't Be Detected The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 23 — A designer steroid at the center of a sports doping scandal is synthesized so craftily that it is undetectable by the standard test given to athletes. Europe's fastest man 100-meter champion Dwain Chambers of Britain has admitted taking tetrahydrogestrinone, or THG. Other athletes including sluggers Barry Bonds and Jason Giambi and boxer Shane Mosley have been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury investigating the nutritional supplement company at the...