Canadian Football Player Suggests Media Misrepresented Facts in Steroid Case

Jordan Matechuk publicly apologized to the Canadian Football League, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats franchise and his friends and family a few days after pleading guilty to the possession of anabolic steroids and marijuana.  Matechuk was arrested after customs officials busted him  in possession of 543 steroid tablets and 263 milliliters of injectable steroids. His attorney advised him to avoid answering questions while his legal case was still pending. Matechuk, hoping to rehabilitate his image, nonetheless decided to answer a few questions in an interview with the Associated Press. [Read more…]


Canadian Football League Yawns as Player Pleads Guilty to Steroid Possession

Canadian football player Jordan Matechuk has pleaded guilty to the possession of anabolic steroids and marijuana after being busted with significant quantities of steroids by the United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) at the United States – Canada international border.  Matechuk faces up to two years imprisonment on the felony steroid count and up to one year on the misdemeanor marijuana count. [Read more…]


Canadian Football League Player Busted Importing Large Quantities of Anabolic Steroids

A player for the Canadian Football League (CFL) was busted with significant quantities of anabolic steroids by the United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).  Jordan Matechuk played four years with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats football team as a long-snapper. He was returning to Hamilton (Ontario) from Alberta when he was stopped for a secondary inspection while attempting to cross the International Bridge in Sault Sainte Marie (Michigan). He was busted with 543 oral anabolic steroid pills and 262 milliliters of injectable anabolic steroids in his possession. Many people will question why he was taking this quantity of steroids back to Hamilton, the home of the Tiger-Cats football team. However, the big question is ‘why did he come into the United States if he was traveling from one Canadian province to another?’ [Read more…]