Posts Tagged Doping

2 minor league free agents suspended for drugs

NEW YORK (AP) — Two minor league free agents who played in the Oakland Athletics’ organization last season have been suspended after positive drug tests.

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Russia race walking chief banned over doping

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russia’s race walking center was banned for four years on Tuesday following an investigation into claims of systematic doping.

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DEA agents visit Bengals in New Orleans about meds

A football sits near the pylon marking the end zone as teams warms up before an NFL football game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.  Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs. There were no arrests, Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Rusty Payne said Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, after they played the New York Giants. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' staff was checked at Baltimore-Washington International airport after playing the Redskins. The Seattle Seahawks, who played at Kansas City, confirmed via the team's Twitter account that they were spot-checked as well. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The Cincinnati Bengals say federal drug enforcement officials visited the team Sunday to check on how its medical staff handles prescription drugs.

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