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  • Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

    July 23, 2014 2:11 AM

    NEW YORK - A major national survey finds disconcerting data about teen use of performance enhancing drugs. The survey by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids finds experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year as young people strove to boost their athletic performance... more »
  • Court to reconsider Barry Bonds' felony conviction

    July 1, 2014 12:51 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds' felony conviction for obstruction of justice. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a special panel of 11 judges will review a 2011 jury verdict finding Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader guilty of... more »
  • A-Rod suspension hearing begins today

    September 30, 2013 9:57 AM

    NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez gets to start arguing his case today. In a hearing room before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, lawyers for the Yankees third baseman will argue why the 211-game suspension imposed by Major League Baseball should be overturned. The Major League Baseball Players Association says the... more »
  • Union appeals A-Rod's suspension

    August 8, 2013 8:55 AM

    CHICAGO - The Major League Baseball Players Association has formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension. He was suspended through the 2014 season Monday when the league penalized 13 players following an investigation into Biogenesis of America, a shuttered Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs. The... more »
  • A-Rod Trenton bound

    August 2, 2013 10:16 AM

    TRENTON, N.J. - The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez begins a short minor league injury rehab assignment in Trenton Friday night as the slugger tries to return to the major leagues before an expected suspension. Rodriguez played a simulated game Thursday at the team's spring training complex in Florida, with... more »
  • Armstrong faces deadline with doping agency

    February 20, 2013 8:52 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong is facing a Wednesday deadline to decide whether he will meet with U.S. Anti-Doping Agency officials and talk with them under oath about what he knows about performance-enhancing drug use in cycling. The agency has said Armstrong's cooperation in its cleanup effort is the only... more »
  • Fresh juicing allegations made against MLB players

    January 29, 2013 3:54 PM

    NEW YORK - Major League Baseball says it is "extremely disappointed" about new allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and other players contained in a newspaper report. The Miami New Times says it had obtained files through an employee at a recently closed clinic in the... more »
  • AP source: Armstrong tells Oprah he doped

    January 14, 2013 6:26 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A person familiar with the situation says Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the interview is to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey's network. Armstrong... more »
  • Prosecutor says Bonds lied to grand jury

    March 22, 2011 1:38 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal prosecutor says it is "ridiculous and unbelievable" that Barry Bonds thought he was taking flax seed oil and arthritis cream when his personal trainer gave him steroids. Assistant U.S. attorney Matt Parrella delivered the opening statement Tuesday for federal prosecutors in Bonds' long-awaited perjury... more »

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