Athletes in Court

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Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France Victory, Schleck given Tour win

Posted in Cycling, Performance Enhancing Drugs

Alberto Contador has been given a two year ban for positive test results according to worldwide reports . Disgraced former 2010 Tour de France champion Alberto Contador was on Tuesday braced to piece together his future as a professional cyclist a day after being handed a two-year doping ban.  Considered the most gifted racer of his generation, Contador was handed a two-year ban… Continue Reading

Lance Armstrong wins longest ride of his life: Federal Investigation Dropped

Posted in Cycling, Performance Enhancing Drugs

Lance Armstrong will take a metaphorical ride down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées today in celebration of the end to a federal probe into his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs and a host of other charges.  The investigation into Lance is over, and there will be no charges period–case closed. U.S. Attorney André Birotte, Jr., said Armstrong and… Continue Reading

Sam Hurd Indictment

Posted in NFL

Sam Hurd’s Indictment was returned yesterday in Federal Court for the Northern District of  Texas. Sam Hurd is the former NFL wide receiver who most recently played for the Chicago Bears. This is a two count indictment with a forfeiture provision. The first count is conspiracy to distribute 5 kilos or more or cocaine. Count two is possession of 500… Continue Reading

Sam Hurd Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

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By Jay Perry Putting an embarrassing ending on a disappointing season for the Chicago Bears, receiver Sam Hurd was arrested December 14th on federal drug charges.  The charges arose out of activities that began last July during the NFL lockout when an associate of Hurd’s was stopped while driving Mr. Hurd’s car for a traffic… Continue Reading