Tagged: steriods

The Never-ending Battle Against Banned Substances

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Check out this article from Newsweek about some players getting around the 2005 amphetamine ban by taking Ritalin: Euchner, Charles. “Baseball’s Other Drug Problem.” Newsweek, Feb. 6, 2008. This is just another sign that MLB will have a never-ending battle against banned substances, just like the rapidly evolving battle between computer hackers and the people hired to keep websites safe. Will baseball adapt quickly enough to ferret out new ways around steroid and substance testing?

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