ESL Gaming To Start Testing Gamers For Performance Enhancing DrugsElectronic Sports League (ESL), world's largest gaming organization, announced on Thursday that they would begin testing competing e-sports gamers for PEDs.
Keidel: The End Of MLB InnocenceThe PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won't go away. It's turned into a twisted game show of "Name That Cheat."
A-Rod Met With BALCO Founder Conte Seeking SupplementsThe New York Daily News is reporting that Alex Rodriguez sought advice on supplements from Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative founder Victor Conte, who was at the center of the largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping.
A's Colon Not Among 13 Players Punished In Biogenesis Scandal13 players were penalized Monday as a result of Major League Baseball's six-month-plus drug investigation of Biogenesis. But the Oakland A's were able to breathe a sigh of relief as pitching ace Bartolo Colon was not among the players punished for his involvement in the scandal.
GameDay: Braun's Admission Won't Change PED ProblemLawyers draw up a statement and carefully avoid any mention of steroids. That’s the way it’s done so the “words” won’t come back to bite the cheaters in the rear end. Bruan, naturally, is being vilified because of his vehement denial last year when he walked because of a technicality. (Memo to the tester: Don’t store Bruan’s pee in your home fridge) His lawyers smartly worked out a plea deal with MLB that won’t extend to 150 games, thus saving him $4.5 million into next season.
Harbaugh Won't Tolerate Cheating With PEDs On 49ers TeamJim Harbaugh has used the recent run of suspensions on the division rival Seattle Seahawks for performance-enhancing drug infractions as a reminder to his own San Francisco team: Cheating won't be tolerated.
Another Win For Colon Amid New PED Allegations; A's Top Brewers 6-1Bartolo Colon won his fourth straight start and Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer to lead the Oakland A’s to a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Blue Jay Cabrera Apologetic In San Francisco ReturnMelky Cabrera wants everyone to know just how sorry he is. Sorry for cheating, sorry for lying, sorry for letting down the San Francisco Giants and their supportive city. Cabrera has returned to AT&T Park with Toronto this week for the first time since receiving a 50-game suspension last Aug. 15 following a positive testosterone test.
New Report Alleges A-Rod, Cabrera, Colon Among MLB Players Linked To PEDsMajor League Baseball said it is “extremely disappointed” about new allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Alex Rodriguez and other players contained in a newspaper report.
Giants Not Planning To Use Cabrera In PostseasonThe San Francisco Giants have no plans to bring back suspended outfielder Melky Cabrera for the postseason if the club is still playing when he is eligible to return.
Mota Reportedly Rejoining Giants Following Drug SuspensionMota has only thrown 10 2/3 innings with the Giants this season. He was suspended in May for testing positive for a banned substance. Because it was his second violation, Mota was suspended for 100 games.
A’s Starter Colon Suspended After Positive Drug Test Former Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended for 50 games Wednesday after testing positive for testosterone.
Giants Cancel Order For Melky Cabrera T-Shirts, Consultant BannedGiants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said Tuesday that the order was stopped just before printing after Melky Cabrera received a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball last Wednesday following his positive test of testosterone.
Giants' Mota Suspended 100 Games For Drug Violation, Blames Cough SyrupSan Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been given a 100-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
Ex-Mistress Says Bonds Blamed Steroids For Injury Barry Bonds’ former mistress was scheduled to testify this week when the slugger’s trial resumes.