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NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm
NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

The NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating marijuana's tenuous relationship with what is being recognized, more and more, as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. "It's not, 'Let's go smoke a joint,''' retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington, left, said. "It's, wha…

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm
Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

MIAMI | The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes.

August 05, 2014 3:28 pm
Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

Anthony Bosch, center, is escorted by Drug Enforcement Administration officials in Weston, Fla., Tuesday. The owner of a now-defunct Florida clinic was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to distribute steroids, more than a year after he was accused of providing performance-enhancing drugs to Ne…

August 05, 2014 3:28 pm
Olympic host Russia coming out of doping doghouse

Olympic host Russia coming out of doping doghouse

When the world last came together for the Winter Olympics, Russia was in the doghouse because of doping.

January 30, 2014 6:00 pm
Olympic host Russia coming out of doping doghouse

Olympic host Russia coming out of doping doghouse

You'd have to be a dope to try to get away with doping at the Sochi Olympics. That's the picture painted by international Olympic and anti-doping officials as they implement the toughest drug-testing program in Winter Games history.

January 30, 2014 11:07 am

Armstrong admits doping in interview with Oprah

CHICAGO | He did it. He finally admitted it. Lance Armstrong doped.

January 17, 2013 9:15 pm
Anti-doping officials want Armstrong under oath

Anti-doping officials want Armstrong under oath

A televised confession by Lance Armstrong isn't enough.

January 15, 2013 6:15 pm
Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview

Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview

This combination image made of file photos shows Lance Armstrong, left, and Oprah Winfrey, right. Armstrong plans to admit to doping throughout his career during an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, USA Today reported late Friday.

January 13, 2013 4:22 pm
Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview

Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview

AUSTIN, Texas | Out for a Sunday morning jog in bright sunshine, Lance Armstrong hardly looked like a man about to finally confront the doping scandal that has shadowed his storied career like an angry storm cloud.

January 13, 2013 4:22 pm

MLB to expand blood testing for HGH

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. | Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone, a decision the NFL used to pressure its players.

January 10, 2013 5:16 pm
Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong attorney Tim Herman deni…

January 09, 2013 2:44 pm
UCI urged to pay for probe into Armstrong links

UCI urged to pay for probe into Armstrong links

GENEVA (AP) — If cycling leaders want a credible independent investigation about their possible cover-up of Lance Armstrong's doping, they must give the panel sufficient funding and resources.

November 01, 2012 12:44 pm Photos

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Bartolo Colon suspended 50 games for positive test

Bartolo Colon suspended 50 games for positive test

Oakland Athletics starter Bartolo Colon, a former AL Cy Young Award winner, was suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday after testing positive for testosterone.

August 22, 2012 5:48 pm
Bartolo Colon suspended 50 games for positive test

Bartolo Colon suspended 50 games for positive test

OAKLAND, Calif. | Make it two 50-game suspensions in exactly one week — both starters for contending teams from the Bay Area, both for testosterone.

August 22, 2012 5:48 pm

Armstrong team stumbles as it takes USADA to court

AUSTIN, Texas | A federal judge handed Lance Armstrong a quick setback Monday as he went to court to save his seven Tour de France titles and his reputation as one of the greatest cyclists ever.

July 09, 2012 7:30 pm
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