Lance Armstrong May Be “Texan of the Year” Due to Steroid / Doping Scandal

The Dallas Morning News has selected Lance Armstrong as a finalist for it’s “Texan of the Year” award. The Dallas-based newspaper was careful to note that the award is not necessarily given to individuals for their positive contributions. Rather the award acknowledges the impact an individual has upon society whether it is positive or negative. [Read more…]


Rafael Nadal’s Illness and Injuries Lead to Speculation of Steroid Use

Rafael Nadal, one of the most successful Spanish tennis players in history, recently announced his decision to withdraw from the upcoming 2013 Qatar Open and 2013 Australian Open. His medical doctor and his coach confirmed that the decision was based on a stomach flu that has recently plagued Nadal. The decision is yet another in string of several last minute withdrawals due to injuries and illnesses. These have fueled speculation that they are somehow, some way related to anabolic steroids. [Read more…]


Dana White More Worried About Marijuana Than Steroids in MMA

Dana White, the outspoken President of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is more worried about mixed martial artists testing positive for marijuana than he is about anabolic steroids. In most anti-doping programs, the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and recreational drugs result in the same penalties e.g. suspension from competition. [Read more…]


Chael Sonnen Thinks Steroids Caused Juan Manuel Marquez to Go Through Second Puberty

Chael Sonnen, the UFC light-heavyweight contender, thinks anabolic steroids may have caused boxer Juan Manuel Marquez to go through a second puberty. Jim Rome asked Sonnen for his thoughts on the recent Marquez versus Manny Pacquiao bout. [Read more…]


MMA Fighter Stephan Bonnar Used Steroids to Become a Professional Wrestler

Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar may have been taking anabolic steroids to bulk up for a post-MMA career as a professional wrestler. This may be the explanation for Bonnar’s positive steroid test at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro according to UFC President Dana White. [Read more…]


The Catholic Church Officially Opposes Anabolic Steroids

It comes as little surprise that the Catholic Church does not support the use of anabolic steroids and performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in athletic competition. Pope Benedict XVI made it official when he condemned doping as a shortcut to victory. Th anti-steroid comments were part of a speech to members of the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams at Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City earlier this month. [Read more…]


Barry Larkin Doesn’t Support Steroid Users in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Barry Larkin, the former short stop for the Cincinnati Red from 1996 to 2004, was among the top players of his era. Larkin’s era happened to coincide with the so-called ‘steroid era’ in Major League Baseball (MLB). [Read more…]


Federal Crackdown on Chinese hGH Leads to Huge Profits for Big Pharma

U.S.-based pharmaceutical companies who manufacture human growth hormone (hGH) have had record sales ever since the federal government cracked down on the import of hGH made by foreign manufacturers. An investigation by the Associated Press into performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) discovered that sales of hGH increased by up to 69% from 2005 to 2012. [Read more…]


AP Steroid Investigation Looks at Rapid Weight Gains in College Football Players

Far less than one percent of college football players test positive for anabolic steroids or performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). But rapid and dramatic weight gains by thousands of players suggest that the use of anabolic steroids is widespread according to an investigation by the Associated Press. [Read more…]


Ongoing Steroid Investigation Into Albuquerque Police Officers

The Albuquerque Police Department (APD) held a surprise news conference to announce the arrest of an officer on charges of theft and receiving stolen property valued between $500 and $2,500 . However, a local news station uncovered what may be an even bigger, far-reaching scandal involving anabolic steroid use in the department. [Read more…]