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August 17, 2012
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Sports Fodder: No incentive for players to stop using PEDs

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .

There is simply no good reason for major league baseball players to stop using performance enhancing drugs. The San Francisco Giants' Melky Cabrera, a first-time offender, has to sit out 50 games. Big deal. If MLB was truly serious about wiping PEDs out of the game, they would give first-time offenders a one-year suspension and ban two-time cheaters for life. The rewards of using PEDs far outweigh the risks. Melk does a body good. But not as much, obviously, as testosterone. BALCO founder Victor Conte says more than half the players …

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