apz wrote: mweir145 wrote:
apz wrote:They couldn't do any testing or punishing without consent of the union.
Amphetamines won't make you go from hitting 49 hr to 73.
What does that have to do with the argument he was trying to make? The fact that they don't help in strength training has nothing to do with anything.
BTW, I continue to find it amusing when people downplay the effectiveness of amphetamines as a performance enhancer, but that's a whole other issue.
He's saying if one is illegal shouldn't we punish for others. I disagree. The added strength some players got from using steroids made them far better players than they would otherwise have been. There are degrees of bad behavior and steroids, imo, are much worse than amphetamines. When players are doing something that is not only illegal, but it effects the outcome of games, something should be done.
Oh I read what he wrote, and I'm still trying to understand why the steroid users shouldn't be treated the same way as the amphetamine users.
Why are steroids, in your opinion, a greater performance enhancer and a greater indicator of "bad behaviour" than amphetamines? Because they help in strength training as opposed to being stimulents that increase energy and concentration? You don't think taking stimulents would affect the outcome of games?
I'm afraid you really have a lot to learn on this topic.