As far as I know this is the first real evidence that EPO, the scourge of cycling, is also used in the National Football League.
Notice I didn’t write “was”. I wrote “is”.
Dana Stubblefield, a former defensive lineman in the N.F.L., pleaded guilty in federal court here Friday to charges that he made false statements to a federal agent about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
…In front of United States District Court Judge Susan Illston, Stubblefield admitted that he used the designer steroid THG, known as the clear, and EPO, a blood-boosting drug…
“I falsely made statements about EPO and the clear and falsely stated receiving the goods from Balco,” Stubblefield said as he stood in front of Illston.
Read more: www.nytimes.com
No word yet on the challenge to Bjarne Riis ‘s “Monsieur 60%” moniker. Odds on he keeps his title. We all know he earned it.by