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On June 25, 2014 By Reed Nixon June 25, 2014
In April 2013 the US Justice Department joined a whistleblower action against Lance Armstrong in the District Court of Washington, D.C. The lawsuit alleges that by using performance enhancing drugs to climb to the pinnacle of cycling Armstrong violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service – his title sponsor during six of his seven [...]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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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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Ignorance is Bliss? Why Mounting Evidence that Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds Used Performance-Enhancing Drugs May Not Strengthen the Cases Against Them
On February 7, 2009 By JETLaw February 7, 2009
Courtesy of former trainer Brian McNamee, the evidence that legendary pitcher Roger Clemens used performance-enhancing drugs is mounting, but that does not necessarily mean the case against him is getting stronger. There is an ongoing investigation into whether Clemens lied under oath when he testified before Congress that he had not used performance-enhancing [...]Continue Reading →
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