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Lawsuit Alleges MLB Agents Directed Players To PEDs | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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Juan Carlos Nunez has filed a lawsuit against a sports agency claiming they made under-the-table payments to MLB players, and also directed clients to people who could provide performance-enhancing drugs, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. […]

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Report: Ex-employee suing agency for telling him to get PEDs for MLB players
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Former agent Juan Carlos Nunez has reportedly filed a lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court alleging that his ex-employer, ACES, instructed him to recruit or retain clients by doing "whatever it took" – including secretly paying players under the table or providing them with performance-enhancing drugs, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. […]

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Former employee at MLB agency files lawsuit claiming company helped players get PEDs
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One of the men who received jail time in the Biogenesis scandal claims people at ACES agency knew about his questionable tactics.

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Lawsuit alleges significant MLB player agency provided players with PEDs
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Seth and Sam Levinson are alleged to have directed their players to PED sources

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Q&A: George Mitchell on the legacy of the Mitchell report, PEDs and the Hall of Fame
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A decade after the Mitchell report rocked baseball, Joe Morgan brought MLB’s steroid investigation back to the forefront of the Hall debate. Senator Mitchell discusses the lasting impact of the report and its place in the Cooperstown conversation.

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Alex Rodriguez calls himself a 'jackass' for turning to PEDs
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Alex Rodriguez regrets his PED use in New York, even labeling himself a ‘jackass.’ (AP) Alex Rodriguez is exactly 14 months removed from playing in his final major league game. But it’s clear the former New York Yankees slugger will never be completely removed from the guilt of using PEDs late in his career. Rodriguez, […]

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Astros' Paulino suspended 80 games for PEDs
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Houston Astros right-hander David Paulino, the team’s No. 3 prospect according to MLB Pipeline, has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Boldenone. Paulino’s suspension will begin immediately, and per the collective bargaining agreement, he is ineligible to pitch in the 2017 playoffs once his suspension ends. […]

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Manfred doubts any sport will ever be free of PEDs
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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is proud of the work being done to try to eliminate players' use of performance-enhancing drugs, despite a wave of recent suspensions that proved some are still trying to cheat the system. “I do not see it as a program failure that we have positive tests,” Manfred said, according […]

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Pirates outfielder Starling Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs
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Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday. Marte will begin serving the suspension immediately. The 28-year-old has been a mainstay in the Pirates’ lineup since 2013. He posted his best offensive season last year, hitting .311/.362/.456, with nine […]

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Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs
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The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance.

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Frank Thomas implies Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez used PEDs
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Just when you thought all the Hall of Fame talk was done until the ceremony in July, Frank Thomas goes and stirs everything up again. Thomas, himself a Hall of Famer, was at the White Sox annual fan convention over the weekend, and had more than a few words about the Hall of Fame and […]

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Wainwright: Taking PEDs is 'completely asinine'
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St. Louis Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright isn’t shy about voicing his opinion on the use of performing-enhancing drugs. In an interview with ESPN’s Mark Saxson, Wainwright was asked if he thought PED use was still a cause for concern in the game today. “Every time I think they’re not a problem, someone tests positive. I […]

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