Report: Bucs Linebacker Kwon Alexander Could Face PED Suspension 

Kwon Alexander, a rookie linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will reportedly face a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to the Tampa Tribune. The length of Alexander’s suspension is four games because that’s the mandatory amount of time for all players on… »11/22/15 1:27pm11/22/15 1:27pm


Investigators: KGB Successor Enforced State-Approved Doping Program For Russian Athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency just released the results of a months-long investigation into doping allegations leveled against Russian athletes. The investigators found that use of performance-enhancing drugs by Russian athletes—many of them Olympic athletes—is not only widespread, but also supported by the state. Hide… »11/09/15 2:50pm11/09/15 2:50pm

Brady Quinn Thinks PED Use Might Explain The NFL's Injury Epidemic

It was a brutal week in the NFL. The cart came out too many times, and we saw season-ending injuries to the likes of Steve Smith, Le’Veon Bell, Keenan Allen, Reggie Bush, Khiry Robinson, and Cameron Wake. Was it a rash of bad luck? Former NFL QB Brady Quinn wonders if it isn’t something more sinister. »11/04/15 11:22am11/04/15 11:22am

Report: Floyd Mayweather Received Banned IV Before Pacquiao Fight

The day before his fight against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather took two intravenous infusions totaling 750 milliliters. The bags contained mixtures of saline and vitamins, but their contents are irrelevant: any IVs over 50 mL are strictly banned. The Nevada State Athletic Commission, which sanctioned the fight, did… »9/10/15 9:20am9/10/15 9:20am

Orioles Fan Pointedly Turns Back On A-Rod, Figuratively Shows His Ass

At some point in his life, every man has to decide what he stands for. Who is he really, deep inside? What are his values? Last night at Camden Yards, while the Baltimore Orioles took on the New York Yankees, 56-year-old Tolbert Rowe reached that point in his life. He stood up, bravely and proudly, in front… »4/14/15 10:10am4/14/15 10:10am

Court Docs Allege Tony Bosch Spent MLB's Money On Strippers And Clubs

Two years after it was first broken, the Biogenesis saga in South Florida continues to reveal hilarious details about how Major League Baseball conducts business. The Miami New Times reports on the criminal case against Lazer Collazo, an associate of Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch, who is charged with recruiting minors… »2/12/15 10:55pm2/12/15 10:55pm

Report: Scott Boras Came Up With A Wacky PED Excuse For Manny Ramirez

Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch reportedly told DEA agents that agent Scott Boras discussed falsifying medical records and came up with a cover story to explain away client Manny Ramirez's 2009 failed drug test. That cover story? Mistaking testosterone cream for aftershave lotion, which is totally a thing that happens. »11/14/14 4:43pm11/14/14 4:43pm

Robert Mathis Picks A PED Fight With The NFL He's Not Going To Win

Robert Mathis's agent is not about to let his client's four-game suspension pass without a fight—and the NFL appears willing to engage him. The agent, Hadley Englehard, and the NFL have waged an unusually public war of words for Mathis's violation of the league's drug policy for what he claims was a prescribed… »5/19/14 10:28am5/19/14 10:28am

Reports: MLB Nearing Deal On Longer Suspensions For PED Use

It's been reported that the MLBPA and owners are close to an agreement on new, harsher penalties for players who test positive for PEDs, with an announcement possibly coming this week. Now Jon Heyman gives us numbers, reporting that players would face an 80-game suspension for a first offense, and 162 games—one full… »3/27/14 4:50pm3/27/14 4:50pm