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    beginning of sports competition, athletes have always wanted to get a better edge over their competitors and will do anything necessary to do so. They go as far as to injecting themselves with drugs and taking supplements to make them bigger, faster, and stronger. A method otherwise known as doping; a process in which athletes use prohibited drugs or training methods to surpass their competitors. These athletes; steaming from all sports, have been misusing these drugs, not wanting to spend the crucial time and effort others are willing to do. They desire a quick and easy route to these achievements through the use of the said drugs. These substances; better known as performance enhancing drugs, are widely used in sports, the most…

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    Performance enhancing drugs in sports present a very real problem. Recently, sports media covered the story of the University of Florida quarterback, Will Grier. He was suspended an entire calendar year from NCAA football for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs (Aschoff 1). Performance enhancing drugs are often a subject that is surrounded by questions that no one ever answers outside of the leagues in which these substances are banned (i.e. NCAA, NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, etc). This…

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    Drugs has been used in medical field to cure, diagnose, treat and prevent disease but athletes should be alert because certain drugs or performance - enhancing drugs (PED) may contains an illegal substance that had been ban by World-Anti Doping Agency (WADA). Pressure faced by the athletes to perform better than others lead them to use drugs in order to enhance their performance. WADA had published an annual List of Prohibited Substance and Method (list) including the substances and methods…

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    “One of the most exciting sports stories in recent years was the attempt to break Roger Maris’ single-season home run record. On September 8, 1998, Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals made history by hitting his sixty-second home run,” writes William Dudley. He also notes, “However, many people believe that McGwire’s achievement was tarnished by a revelation some weeks earlier that he had been using androstenedione, a compound that temporarily boosts levels of the male sex hormone…

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    Drugs Should Be Banned In Sports There has been much discussion about drugs should be banned in sports, because it is really dangerous for the athlete 's life. Taking drugs to get extra energy for athletes has been a debatable issue for years. People who support drugs in sports think that winning is the most importing thing in life, they don’t care what could happen to the one who take it. However, in reality it is not good for the health and it causes a lot of health issues. Everyone knows it…

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    Drug Abuse in Sports The nature of sports is the passion and desire to win, the habit of competition is second nature to us humans and many athletes would do anything to come out on top of their opponents. However, the decision is up to us to choose whether we want to make the right decision or wrong. Majority of athletes would take the time and improve by working hard this being mentally and physically, however, there are some athletes who would rather take the easy way out and use drugs to…

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    Youth are learning lessons about sports and life from watching famous athletes on and off the field. Everything a professional athlete does is being watched, especially by children who love to copy. In 1993, Charles Barkley who retired from the Phoenix Suns produced a commercial in which he stated, “I am not a role model and just because I can dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Players break laws, and behave poorly, but are forgiven due to their talents. Riddick Bowe,…

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    high regard. The more they win the more fame and wealth they receive, however the pressures of always striving for perfection is often not considered. Pressure is not only a result of the people around us, but of ourselves and the need to preform to the best of our abilities. Unfortunately, the need to preform sometimes outweighs better judgment and physical limitations resulting in mental as well as physical health risks. The social pressures and expectations of competitive sporting lead…

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    rather than working hard to reach the end goal. Well this is what is happening in sports around the world today. People are now starting to realize that some professional athletes have been using performance enhancing drugs (such as steroids) to give themselves an unfair advantage. A recent topic in the sport world is, should athletes that have been doping be revoked of their awards? Most people would agree that yes, their awards should be revoked. If the athletes were to be caught using…

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    Is Roid Rage Worth It? Drug use is sports in not a topic that is even remotely secretive. The question of whether or not they should continue to be banned, however, is still disputed. There are obvious explanations as to why athletes use drugs, but none that are practical when put in the perspective of the larger picture. Banned drugs, specifically steroids, are banned for a reason. These drugs should not be legalized in sporting events. One of the most glaring rationalizations for the…

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