Student-athletes who play team sports are less likely to smoke cigarettes or marijuana or use other drugs, but they're more likely to drink alcohol, according to a new study.
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June 02, 2011
May 25, 2011
The Texas Legislature tentatively approved a budget bill this week that reserves $1.5 million for student-athlete steroid tests over the next two years.
April 26, 2011
Out of 2,083 student-athletes tested for steroids in Texas in the fall of 2010, only one returned a positive result, according to findings released late last week.
February 11, 2011
The Texas Rangers, in partnership with a steroid education foundation, yesterday launched a program aimed at discouraging Texas students from using performance-enhancing drugs, according to the Fort-Worth Star Telegram. Over the coming months, former Rangers catcher Jim Sundberg and other members ...
January 31, 2011
Back in 2008, Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed into law the country's most expansive steroid-testing program for high school students, with a price tag of $6 million. All 700,000-plus public school student-athletes were eligible to be randomly chosen and forced to give a urine sample. After fewer than ...