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Saturday, December 20, 2014

PEDs

Chael Sonnen fails pre-UFC 175 random drug test

Chael Sonnen, irony is calling your name. Two weeks after Sonnen mocked Wanderlei Silva for running away from a random drug test that led to Vitor Belfort replacing the Brazilian in the UFC 175 fight, Chael himself was busted for failing a random drug test. According to ESPN, Sonnen tested positive for illegal substances anastrozole…Read More

Robert Mathis suspended for PEDs, blames it on fertility issues

Robert Mathis received a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, the league announced on Friday. Mathis, 33, followed up a 2012 season where he had 8 sacks in 12 games by going for a career-high 19.5 sacks in 2013. You do the math and tell me you’re surprised by this…Read More

UFC wants to follow Nevada, ban TRT for all international fights

The Nevada State Athletic Commission took a huge step on Thursday when it banned testosterone-replacement therapy (TRT) from combat sports, most notably MMA and boxing. TRT has become a huge issue in MMA over the past few years as several of the UFC’s top fighters have received therapeutic use exemptions (TUE) to use testosterone as…Read More

Von Miller reportedly tried to cheat drug test with help of urine collector

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller reportedly tried to tamper with the NFL’s drug testing process with the help of a urine collector. As evidenced by the fact that he has been suspended, his attempt was obviously unsuccessful. ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen reported on Sunday that Miller’s actions in trying to corrupt the process…Read More

Eric Byrnes: Hall of Fame player from ’70s and ’80s used steroids

Former MLB outfielder Eric Byrnes decried steroid use and lobbied for harsher penalties for drug cheaters in an essay written on his website. He also says a prominent Hall of Fame baseball player from the 1970s and ’80s used steroids. Byrnes, who played in the bigs from 2000-2010, wrote the following on his site: Disturbingly,…Read More

Alex Rodriguez tells his lawyers to stop threatening New York Yankees

Alex Rodriguez is hoping for the best possible outcome in his appeal of a 211-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use. He has hired an All-Star team of lawyers than includes top New York criminal defense attorney Joe Tacopina. Since Tacopina came on board, A-Rod’s situation has become about far more than his alleged involvement with…Read More

Yankees president Randy Levine to Alex Rodriguez: ‘Put up or shut up’

New York Yankees president Randy Levine has fired back at Alex Rodriguez in response to strong accusations from A-Rod’s lawyer that claimed the team tried to sabotage the slugger by keeping medical records away from him. Levine’s message was short and simple. “Alex should put up or shut up,” heĀ told ESPNNewYork.com on Saturday afternoon. By…Read More

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