Steroids Should Not Be Banned

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Steroids have been around the athletic programs for years and the most testing has come out to spot this type of cheating in order to make playing sports fair. Society has become very lazy over the years and building up hard work has been taking for granted and a lot of people these days spend more time trying to cheat than making the effort to stay steady at the gym and achieve perfection correctly. Effects on steroids come with the good and bad just like everything that is added to the body. When athlete’s get caught use these types of drugs there are some very heavy penalties that can cause an athlete the entire season and if a player misses a season in any sports that experience lost as well as a career tainted by a cheating scandal. “David Howman, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, and Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, said they were confident of U.S. government cooperation, based on past experience, including the BALCO doping case (Patrick).” The BALCO scandal was one of the biggest bust in sports that brought down huge athletes names like Barry Bond, Alex Rodriguez, Roger Clemens and Adrian Beltre. These athletes are and were the best in the sport at their prime, which raised question did the steroids play a major part in their success. A lot of these athletes played the Major Baseball League and it has led this twentieth century of that sports to be called the steroid era. Steroids can make a person get extremely big or build

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