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    of using these drugs such as Barry Bonds, and Jose Canseco, they used Alex as an example of what will occur for this repeated behavior. He was handed the longest suspension for cheating in the entire history of Major League Baseball. In connection, this is an example to show viewers and spectators of this sport what cheating will do to you. Major League arbitrator Fredric Horowitz failed to believe anything that came from Alex Rodriguez’s mouth, and laid the hammer down in regards to his dishonesty

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    Famous Baseball Players: Alex Rodriguez

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    great quality to have, it means you are trustworthy and people respect you. Furthermore Alex Rodriguez is another example that shows why credibility is an important quality and how cheating affects it. Alex Rodriguez was born on July 27, 1975 in New York City. From the time he was born baseball had always been apart of his life; his father was a professional baseball player in the Dominican Republic (Alex Rodriguez Biography). He lived in New York for a very short time and then moved to the Dominican

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    Doctors are cracking down on testing sport players for PED’s (performance enhancing drugs). They are starting to use more advanced testing methods. Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, and Ryan Braun have all been tested positive for PED’s recently. Lance Armstrong had his seven Tour De France trophies taken from him because he won them using PED’s. Steroids are a major problem in sports resulting in technological advances to eliminate the issue of using illegal drugs to gain a competitive edge. Steroids

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    Every athlete in the world, no matter what level they play at, wants to be great. Every athlete wants to leave some sort of legacy that will make them be remembered by their peers. But sometimes, the legacy an athlete leaves isn’t so great. Many athletes, no matter if it is high school, college, or professional, leave an infamous legacy. Many of their peers see them as cheaters or dirty players, some may even say the infamous athletes are undeserving of their accolades and accomplishments. But what

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    Evidence is a necessary key component to reach a verdict in legal cases. The two major categories of evidence include physical and testimonial evidence. Physical evidence is considered as a tangible object that is able to be associated with the victim or criminal (Mason et al., 2005). Mason et al. (2005) refers to testimonial evidence as an allegation, either written or spoken, provided by the witness or victim. Compared with testimonial evidence, Mason et al. (2005) regards physical evidence as

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    Steroids Impact on Major League Baseball

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    performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) have been a major challenge in the world of Major League Baseball, and past trends indicate they will continue to pose an ongoing problem. A number of the most prominent and accomplished professional baseball players, such as Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Jason Giambi, Roger Clemens, are also the most famous examples of baseball players who have broken longstanding records, attracted countless numbers of fans, and allegedly have taken performance-enhancing drugs. Athletes

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    Professional Athletes Deserve Every Cent

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    Oct, 1999. Available: http://www.seattle-pi.com/baseball/mari081.shtml. "NFL Salary Cap." The Vertical Game. Online. Netscape. 17 Nov. 1999 Available: http://www.vertgame.com/Sal_Cap.html. Sherwin, Bob, "M's quiet after Vegas meeting with Rodriguez, agent Boras" The Seattle Times. 5 Nov. 1999 Online. Netscape. Available: http://archives.seattletimes.com/cg...9a49555. Stone, Larry "Mariners: Griffey seeks trade, says he wants to be closer to his family" Seattle Times. 3 Nov. 1999, Online

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    At age 16, Taylor Hooton was 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighed 180 pounds. Hooton was a pitcher for his high school baseball team. His baseball coach told him that if he wanted to be an all-star player, he would have to get bigger. (Ingram) Taylor decided to take steroids orally and by injection at the same time, to get bigger. During the winter of 2003 Taylor gained 30 pounds of muscle. (Ingram) Taylor’s attitude took a dramatic turn. He started punching through walls when angry and yelling at

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    Steroids In Baseball Baseball was meant to be a sport for people to play and to have fun while doing it. It was like that for a while until drugs such as steroids started becoming more accessible. There has been an ongoing conversation lately about cheating in sports. Within the four major sports in the US, baseball has been talked about the most when it comes to cheating. It is not only a problem in Major League Baseball. Young kids playing in college use steroids. Nowadays, athletes will try

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    Seve Rodriguez Mrs.Collazo English 11 18 February 2014 Steroids in Baseball Steroids in Baseball has always been a big controversy and brought up a bunch of talk about its use. Most everyone’s opinion on the use of performance enhancing drugs in all sports let alone baseball have all been negative towards it. It gives certain athletes unfair advantages over others to help their team wins games and break records. The game will never become fair if the use of steroids is continued and is working

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