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AZ_Steeler
09-24-2007, 04:41 PM
Link to Story (http://sports.yahoo.com/top/news;_ylt=Ald12Fy6MB26jNxXdk_l8f85nYcB?slug=jo-steroids092407&prov=yhoo&type=lgns)
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An international investigation code-named Operation Raw Deal that culminated in the last four days could produce the next steroids scandal in sports – and perhaps the biggest yet.

The undercover operation led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration resulted in the seizure of massive amounts of anabolic steroids from an illegal, underground network and the ability to identify hundreds of thousands of people who received steroids and other substances used by some athletes as performance-enhancing drugs, a DEA spokesman told Yahoo! Sports on Sunday.

Most of the raids took place in the United States, and the DEA called the steroids crackdown the largest in U.S. history. DEA offices in New York and San Diego provided lead guidance during an investigation that resulted in 124 arrests and seizures at 56 labs across the country. Investigators also seized 71 weapons, 27 pill presses, 25 vehicles and three boats, but the coveted item was illegal drugs, and the DEA said it intercepted a staggering quantity.

Also, federal officials are creating a database of names of the people who received steroids, human growth hormone (HGH) and other drugs banned by most sports leagues and athletic associations, DEA spokesman Rusty Payne said.

Will this now result in athletes coming clean or will we be given the same statement we always are: "I have not taken any steroids or HGH to my knowledge!"

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digdug
09-24-2007, 04:48 PM
IMO you will have both - the people who come clean will be villified for cheating while the ones who don't admit it will come out smelling like a rose. On the other hand we may not see as many come clean b/c, unless they know thier name will be coming out as a result of these raids, they know they can't really be caught, especially if its HGH.

StlersGuy
09-24-2007, 04:49 PM
did they go to bonds house

BR7
09-24-2007, 05:06 PM
I dont see any viagra bottles, so it's not Palmero's house.. lol

TEEMONT
09-25-2007, 05:19 AM
no one will come clean, there is no reason to.