A pharmacist has been sentenced to 2.5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to helping a former Pittsburgh Steelers team doctor illegally distribute anabolic steroids in an investigation spun off from a national crackdown on the performance e
A doctor released from the Pittsburgh Steelers medical staff five years ago after investigators questioned his bulk purchase of anabolic steroids has been indicted for illegally prescribing the muscle-building aids.
Federal and state narcotics agents raided a downtown Orlando pharmacy Tuesday as part of a New York state investigation into the sale of steroids and other performance enhancers over the Internet, according to a published report.
Steve Courson, the former offensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers who developed a heart problem after becoming one of the first NFL players to acknowledge using steroids, was killed Thursday when a tree he was cutting fell on him.
The National Football League's steroids policy is tough, "but it's not perfect," the head of a congressional committee said Wednesday, adding that he hopes soon to introduce a bill governing drug testing across U.S. sports.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Steve Courson, who acknowledged that steroids caused him serious health problems, was among those added to the witness list for Wednesday's congressional hearing on the use of steroids in the NFL.
New Orleans Saints head coach Jim Haslett admitted to taking steroids for a short time as an NFL player before they were banned, and estimated that half of the league's players in the 1980s were users, according to published reports.