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Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Hope Solo tests positive for banned substance Canrenone, gets off with warning

Hope Solo tested positive for a prohibited substance during a June 15 drug test, but the U.S. Anti-Doping Association (USADA) let her off with just a warning after she claimed a medication was responsible for the positive test. The 30-year-old goalkeeper tested positive for Canrenone, which is prohibited by USADA, WADA, and FIFA. USADA explains…Read More

Marlon Byrd suspended 50 games for PED use; Victor Conte denies involvement

Marlon Byrd was suspended 50 games by MLB on Monday for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. Byrd tested positive for Tamoxifen, which reportedly is used by steroid users to kick-start testosterone production after a cycle. The product, which is commonly used to treat breast cancer patients, reportedly reduces side effects of steroid use. Byrd,…Read More

Guillermo Mota blames positive drug test on children’s cough medicine

Giants relief pitcher Guillermo Mota is facing a 100-game suspension after failing a performance-enhancing drug test for the second time in his MLB career. Since he’s not that notable of a player, we wouldn’t pay much attention to this news other than to say he’s every bit the cheater we already knew he was. But…Read More

Study suggests green tea could mask PED usage

A recent study showing that green and white tea extract lowers testosterone concentrations has Olympics drug testers considering adjusting their tests. The study, conducted in Britain, showed that testosterone concentration was reduced by up to 30 percent when researchers added green and white tea extracts. According to the research, the tea appeared to work best…Read More

MLBPA director Michael Weiner says PED users should be in Hall of Fame

Should they, or shouldn’t they? That is the question regarding known steroid users and the MLB Hall of Fame. The general consensus seems to be that cheaters should not be allowed. To this point, there are no known performance-enhancing drug users in the Hall of Fame. Guys like Mark McGwire have the numbers to justify…Read More

Alistair Overeem fails drug test, UFC 146 fight in jeopardy

Alistair Overeem’s scheduled fight with Junior dos Santos at UFC 146 in Las Vegas is in jeopardy after the MMA star failed a drug test due to elevated levels of testosterone. The Nevada State Athletic Commission says Overeem’s T/E ratio was greater than 10:1, which is higher than their 6:1 limit. Overeem will have to…Read More

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