Category: Performance Enhancing Drugs

Domonique Foxworth on Homosexuality in the NFL and the “Inevitability” that Someone Comes Out

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Earlier this week, CBSSports.com's Michael Freeman reported that a gay NFL football player is "strongly considering" making his sexual orientation public in the near future. But only a couple months ago, a starter on a Super Bowl team said he wouldn't accept an openly gay teammate. NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth has ...

Arian Foster: I’m Not Having Heart Surgery Anytime Soon; I’ve Been Around Players Who Use Steroids

Monday, February 4th, 2013

In a Week 16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Arian Foster was held out of the game because of an irregular heartbeat. It was rumored that the Texans running back was considering heart surgery on Friday, but Foster has denied that surgery was planned at all. Foster rushed for 1,424 yards ...

Bud Selig Discusses Expanded Drug Testing and Believes it’s Ridiculous to Say Hall of Fame Shutout was Bad for Baseball

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Major League Baseball made some major headlines last week. For the first time since 1996, no players were voted into the Hall of Fame. Then on Thursday, MLB announced that they had reached a deal to expand the league’s drug-testing program. This will include random blood testing for human growth ...

Tyler Hamilton: Lance Armstrong Situation Will Make Cycling Better In The Future

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The entire Lance Armstrong doping situation continues to be a black mark on the sport of cycling. For many general sports fans, the ongoing saga surrounding those who used performance-enhancing drugs in the past 10 to 15 years has tarnished the sport forever. But Armstrong's former teammate, Tyler Hamilton, who ...

Roger Clemens’ Lawyer: The Fact is Roger Didn’t Use That Stuff

Monday, June 25th, 2012

To Rusty Hardin, lawyer for Roger Clemens, the jury's decision to acquit him of all of his charges last week came simply because his peers on that panel saw that Clemens not only didn't lie to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs, he simply never used them. Period. Perhaps we'll never know ...

BALCO founder Victor Conte: Ryan Braun is Dead in the Water

Monday, December 19th, 2011

All eyes are still on Major League Baseball and National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun, who has tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone. Braun is appealing the test and we really haven't heard anything from MLB yet as it awaits the findings and decides whether it will suspend ...

Victor Conte: The King of Performance Enhancing Drugs is Trying to Create a Positive Change…Now

Monday, October 12th, 2009

  What do the following names have in common: five-time Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones, former NFL player Bill Romanowski, and MLB Home Run King Barry Bonds? Victor Conte.  Conte is the founder and president of Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO).  BALCO has been linked to almost every big sports name ...

Jose Canseco: I Have No Knowledge of Rickey Using Steroids

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Who's sick of Jose Canseco?  Hands up!  Jose is not a bad man in my opinion - he may be money hungry, but he's not evil.  Canseco obviously speaks the truth about steroids in baseball and I respect that he came out with these facts.  Baseball needed that and it ...

Bill Romanowski: A Lot Of Guys Are Taking HGH

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Bill Romanowski has been labeled as a cheater based on the supplements he took and also the way he played.  When he wore his uniform, he had absolutely no filter and crossed the line on several occasions, so people associated him with typical juice-monkey traits: hot-headed, quick tempered, and violent.  ...

Will Barry Bonds Make The Hall Of Fame? Cooperstown Inductee Brooks Robinson Thinks So

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

With all the big names being exposed as former users of performance enhancing drugs, it becomes more and more difficult to argue that Barry Bonds doesn't deserve to be in the Hall of Fame. Before I go on, let me be clear that it's of course totally legitimate to believe ...