Steriods in Sports Should Be Banned

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Sheila Sim Mrs. Virginia Link-Pease English 122 02 October 2010 Steroid Use in Sports Should Be Banned Day by day professional athletes are being praised for their ability and accomplishments in their respective sports. The professional athletes that are succeeding the most are generally using performance enhancing drugs, other known as anabolic steroids (Mayo Clinic). Anabolic steroids are drugs which imitate the effect of the male sex hormone, Testosterone. The cells producing protein increase and then turn into cellular tissue build up in the muscles. The professional athletes that are taking advantage of the performance enhancing drugs, or steroids, should be prohibited from their particular sports, if not terminated from the …show more content…

All these achievements were reached while under the use of steroids. Merriman’s suspension was never announcement because he reserved his right to appeal his suspension (Mortensen). There have been many other NFL players who have been caught using anabolic steroids. Each of these players that eventually test positive, see former opponents or even teammates getting caught but they still insist on

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