Performance Enhancing Drugs
Three New York Yankees pitchers in the Dominican Summer League have been suspended 72 games each for positive tests under baseball’s minor league drug program.
The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball’s career home run leader.
Mejia was suspended in April after testing positive for the steroid Stanozolol. The 25-year-old pitcher has said he never knowingly took the steroid.
Mets catcher Adrian Abreu has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol under baseball’s minor league drug program.
A cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, who was the star’s longtime personal assistant, has been sentenced to seven months in prison.
“My godfather means the world to me,” Bonds told USA TODAY Sports. “I love him to a T. But when Alex hits No. 660, I’ll be happy for him. Willie will be happy for him.”
A bill to ramp up drug testing among high school athletes in New Jersey has reached Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.
Yuri Sucart admitted Friday in Miami federal court that he conspired with others to distribute human growth hormone to athletes, some of high school age.
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: “I never knowingly took any steroids.” And this, too: “I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.”
A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is scheduled to plead guilty next week in the baseball steroids scandal, the last defendant remaining in the case.
Yankees pitcher Moises Cedeno has been suspended for 72 games following a positive test for Clenbuterol under baseball’s minor league drug program.
Attorneys on Wednesday said they have settled a long-running defamation lawsuit against former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens by his ex-trainer.
Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension.
The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
Mets right-hander Tim Peterson has been suspended for 80 games under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for a metabolite of Trenbolone.