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White Sox's Castillo suspended 80 games for failed drug test

Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo was suspended for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Thursday following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance. The commissioner’s office cited use of EPO. Erythropoietin is a hormone that stimulates the red-blood cell production and often turns up in test results for cyclists. Castillo apologized in a statement through the players’ union, ...

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MLB suspends Robinson Cano 80 games for violating drug policy

Seattle Mariners all-star second baseman Robinson Cano has been suspended 80 games for violating baseball’s joint drug agreement. The league announced Cano’s suspension Tuesday in a stunning development for the stalwart in the middle of the Mariners lineup and a club expected to contend for a post-season spot in the American League. Cano tested positive for Furosemide, a diuretic. In ...

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Former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis arrested on drug charges

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Police say former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges. WMAR-TV in Baltimore reports that Davis was arrested Feb. 7 at a Hampton Inn in Aberdeen. According to court records, the hotel owner smelled marijuana coming from Davis’ room. Aberdeen police Lt. William Reiber ...

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Former NBAer Glen Davis arrested in Maryland on drug charges

Glen Davis, colloquially known as “Big Baby” during his NBA career, was arrested in February at a Maryland hotel after officers recovered 126 grams of marijuana from his hotel room on Feb. 7, according to court records obtained by Brian Kuebler of … NBA | theScore

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Texas college baseball coach won’t recruit from Colorado over ‘trouble passing’ drug tests

Please enable Javascript to watch this video AURORA, Colo. — A baseball coach at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth is under fire after writing an email stating he will not recruit student-athletes from Colorado because players from the state have had trouble passing drug tests. The coach, Mike Jeffcoat, sent that email to Cherokee Trail High School senior Gavin ...

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