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Postby deerayfan072 » Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:19 pm

T.J. Quinn of the New York Daily News reports that the Albany, New York district attorney who is investigating a nationwide Internet steroids ring will forward to professional sports leagues the names of any players who were obtaining these banned substances.

"We're going to be sending [the leagues] information to vet those names, see if they are who they say they are," David Soares told the Daily News.

Technically, then, Soares isn't tattling. But, as a practical matter, Soares' activities will put the leagues on notice as to specific players who apparently were ordering these compounds.

Representatives of the NFL and Major League Baseball have recently met with Soares, and the pro football and baseball leagues have indicated a willingness to assist in the investigation.

Under the NFL's policy on anabolic steroids and related substances, discipline cannot be imposed absent a positive test or a conviction for or admission to a violation of a law relative to the use, possession, acquisition, sale, or distribution of banned substances. Though the mere fact that a player's name is on the list isn't enough to trigger a suspension, it could result in reasonable cause testing if the information obtained constitutes "documented prior steroid involvement" with Section 3 of the steroids policy.
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Postby AcidRock23 » Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:59 pm

They should turn these over the professional fantasy leagues as well!! ;-D
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