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  1. Grizzlies without Nick Calathes

    Nick Borges

    The Memphis Grizzlies won't have Nick Calathes available for the next 20 games as the NBA has suspended him violating the league's anti-drug policy. The suspension begins with Game 1 of the 2014 playoffs. With Calathes no longer an option, Memphis...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  2. Arnett Moultrie's wakeup call

    Nick Borges

    Forward Arnett Moultrie has completed his five-game suspension from the NBA (violating the anti-drug policy) and Monday he spoke to the media about how much it has affected his attitude. "It was a little dark spot for me, I guess, throughout the y...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  3. Yasiel Puig issues are no myth

    Buster Olney

    We aim to dispel a handful of myths today. Let's get to it. Myth No. 1: Controversy swirls around Yasiel Puig because a stodgy media picks on him. The reality: Controversy swirls around Puig because the media's coverage of him reflects the inte...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  4. Top 10 offensive 'prove-it' players for 2014

    Travis Haney

    A year ago, coming off a drug-related suspension and a drop-off in production, Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins was a prime example of a player with much to prove. And now? After helping Clemson to its first BCS bowl victory, Watkins is a vindicate...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  5. A look at Fred Davis' shaky future

    Tom Carpenter

    It's been a rough couple of seasons for veteran TE Fred Davis. He was suspended four games at the start of the 2012 campaign due to a failed drug test and then was pushed aside by rookie Jordan Reed in 2013. Davis ended up with only seven receptions ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  6. 10 biggest holes on contenders

    Buster Olney

    A year ago, Marlon Byrd was coming off a season in which he had been suspended for the use of performance-enhancing drugs and was limited to just 47 games, and he eventually settled for a make-good minor league deal with the New York Mets. Now he...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  7. Ryan Braun faces a closed circle

    Buster Olney

    There was a moment recently when the shift in the attitude of Major League Baseball players toward performance-enhancing drug cheaters blossomed fully, when the last stages of evolution came into view. The players have changed on this issue from t...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  8. Braun is the Lance Armstrong of MLB

    Buster Olney

    Before Lance Armstrong finally admitted to Oprah that he used performance-enhancing drugs, he called some of the people he had attacked directly or hurt through many years of lying to offer some form of apology. Ryan Braun needs to do ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  9. Teams must prepare for PED fallout

    Jim Bowden

    It isn't hyperbole to suggest that the ripples from baseball's most recent performance-enhancing drug scandal could have an impact on the World Series. This week, ESPN's T.J. Quinn, Mike Fish and Pedro Gomez reported on "Outside the Lines" that Ma...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  10. Crime still pays in MLB

    Buster Olney

    Melky Cabrera was suspended for the use of performance-enhancing drugs in 2012 and lost about a third of his salary, or about $1.8 million of the $6 million that he made. Then, when he went into free agency, he signed a two-year, $16 million deal wit...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  11. Impact of Gray's positive stimulant test

    Keith Law

    MLB teams learned a few days ago that Oklahoma right-hander Jonathan Gray tested positive for the banned stimulant Adderall during the league's mandatory drug testing for the top 200 prospects in each draft class (as determined by MLB's internal scou...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  12. Baseball's complicated PED situation - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney explains why it's on the MLB Players Association to put teeth into the sport's drug policy and tells his annual Deion Sanders tale. Plus, news and notes from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  13. Making sense of the HOF character clause

    Buster Olney

    The so-called character clause is at the heart of the debate over what to do with the Hall of Fame candidates who have been linked to performance-enhancing drugs. The criterion sent to the voters annually (including this week): V...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  14. Collateral damage of PED suspensions

    Buster Olney

    Even before a player is suspended because of performance-enhancing drugs, as Melky Cabrera was this week, there is collateral damage. Ask the Arizona Diamondbacks. On the day that the Dodgers acquired Manny Ramirez in 2008, the Diamondbacks led Los...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  15. In cases of PED suspensions, there is always collateral damage - ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that by the time PED suspensions are handed down, as was the case this week with Melky Cabrera, the collateral damage has already taken place.

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2012
  16. MLB players must act to stop cheaters like Melky Cabrera - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the biggest losers when a player uses performance-enhancing drugs are the other players. If the union doesn't take a stronger stand, other players will continue to lose out.

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2012