Tag Archives: steroids

  • The 9 Biggest Policy/Rule Changes In Sports History

    The 9 Biggest Policy/Rule Changes In Sports History

    This week, a number of NBA players, including Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James, spoke out in favor a shorter season consisting of 60-70 games. This comes on the heels of the NBA experimenting with 11-minute quarters in the preseason to see the effect it has on game length and the players. Of course, a short […]

  • New Book Claims MLB Gave A-Rod Permission to Use PEDs in 2007 and 2008

    New Book Claims MLB Gave A-Rod Permission to Use PEDs in 2007 and 2008

    Well, the story of MLB’s crusade to rid baseball of Alex Rodriguez—er, steroids—just got a lot more complicated. In a new book called Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era, authors Tim Elfrink (the journalist who broke the Biogenesis story) and Gus Garcia Roberts claim that in 2007, Alex Rodriguez […]

  • Slimmer, Juice-Free Barry Bonds Shows Up to Giants Spring Training

    Slimmer, Juice-Free Barry Bonds Shows Up to Giants Spring Training

    The final contract that MLB home run king (with an asterisk) Barry Bonds signed with the San Francisco Giants included a 10-year “services” deal, meaning the guy would have to earn some of his millions by serving as a spring training instructor after his playing days were done. Well, now his playing days are done, and […]

  • MLB Suspends Ryan Braun 65 Games for PEDs, Has A-Rod in their Crosshairs

    MLB Suspends Ryan Braun 65 Games for PEDs, Has A-Rod in their Crosshairs

    Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun without pay for the remainder of the 2013 season for his connections to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami run by Anthony Bosch. This amounts to 65 games, 50 of which are for the use of performance enhancing drugs, while the other 15 are for lying […]

  • Roger Clemens Perjury Trial Gets The Taiwanese Animation Spin By NMA (Video)

    Roger Clemens Perjury Trial Gets The Taiwanese Animation Spin By NMA (Video)

    Yesterday, Roger Clemens was acquitted on charges of lying to Congress and obstructing their investigation into whether or not he took performance enhancing drugs to extend his storied career. The acquittal put an end to a 10-week trial and a 5-year investigation, so obviously Clemens was a little emotional as he addressed the media afterward. […]