A's Outfielder Ramon Laureano Suspended 80 Games Over PED Violation, Will Miss Rest Of 2021 SeasonOakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano will miss the rest of the 2021 season after violating Major League Baseball's policy on performance enhancing substances.
Trainers, Vets Charged In Widespread Racehorse-Drugging SchemeMore than two dozen people, including the trainer of champion Maximum Security, were charged in what authorities described Monday as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them race faster.
A's Pitcher Frankie Montas Suspended 80 Games For PEDsMajor League Baseball suspended Oakland A's pitcher Frankie Montas for 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance enhancing substance.
NFL Mexican Meat Warning Must Be Hard To Digest For Raiders Returning From Mexico CityJust hours after the Raiders' Fan Fest in Mexico City, the NFL Player's Association sent out a memo warning that eating meat there can lead to positive PED tests.
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.
Justice Department Ends Prosecution Of Barry Bonds; Overturned Conviction StandsThe U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career home run leader.
Barry Bonds' Felony Conviction To Be Reconsidered By Federal Appeals Court A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds' felony conviction for obstruction of justice.
GameDay: Barry Bonds Returns To The Spotlight, Makes Hall Of Fame CaseBarry Bonds looks like he'd still be a perfect fit in the 5 spot in the batting order. Has he really been away from the game for 7 years? He looks like he could hit 20 with his eyes closed.
Appeals Court Upholds Barry Bonds' Conviction On ObstructionA federal appeals court on Friday upheld former Giants slugger Barry Bonds’ obstruction-of-justice conviction stemming from rambling testimony he gave during a 2003 appearance before a grand jury investigating elite athletes’ use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Former Athletic, Giant Tejada Linked To Biogenesis ScandalSix-time All-Star Miguel Tejada, who has played for the Oakland A's and the San Francisco Giants, was suspended for 105 games for his second and third positive tests for amphetamines. But now reports indicate that MLB also had the option to go after Tejada in the Biogenesis probe.
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.
A's Bartolo Colon Among All-Stars Playing Under Drug CloudFour All-Stars this year - San Diego shortstop Everth Cabrera, Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon, Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz and Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta - have been linked in media reports to Biogenesis, the closed Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing PEDs.
MLB Seeks Phone Records Of Melky Cabrera Associate In Drug ProbeMLB asked the phone companies for call records, texts and subscriber info for the phones of Juan Carlos Nunez, an associate of outfielder Melky Cabrera - formerly of the San Francisco Giants.
A's Colon Among Players Interviewed As Part Of MLB Drug ProbeA-Rod, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Former Giant Melky Cabrera and current Athletic Bartolo Colon are among the 20 or so players who may be disciplined for their links to the now-closed Miami clinic, Biogenesis of America.