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On September 22, 2015 By Kevin Cavino September 20, 2015
In a widely criticized decision this past week, the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended controversial mixed martial arts and Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Nick Diaz five years and fined him close to $150,000. The suspension stems from a failed post-fight drug test in January in which one of the three tests Diaz provided [...]Continue Reading →
In 2008, two Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen (Kevin and Pat Williams) received four game suspensions for violating the NFL’s drug policy. The players tested positive for Bumetanide, a substance that can help to mask steroids. Both players attributed the positive test to the weight loss supplement StarCaps. The players appealed and the appeals were [...]Continue Reading →
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New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees weighs in on the Supreme Court’s upcoming hearing in American Needle v. NFL.
NBA Commissioner David Stern hands down indefinite suspension for the Wizards’ Gilbert Arenas amidst gun investigation. Meanwhile, one University of Tennessee player involved in drug and firearms [...]Continue Reading →
On December 3, 2009 By Andrew Cunningham July 24, 2010
Although the MLB season ended almost a month ago, and many fans have since directed their full attention to other professional and college sports, for me, the offseason is where the magic happens. Since my Philadelphia Phillies fell just short of glory, I have been recurringly checking for a holiday miracle signing at third base. [...]Continue Reading →
Bill Simmons, the popular writer for ESPN.com, recently discussed the continual leaking of information regarding steroid use in baseball in the early 2000s and compared this lingering phenomenon to, among other less savory things, an automatic debit that just cannot be canceled. The description is apt for a somewhat beguiling situation [...]Continue Reading →
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