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Morning Roundup: October 15, 2012

By The Fix staff

Brazilian cops storm drug-infested Rio slums, New England fungal meningitis outbreak is linked to steroids, and Lance Armstrong's lawyer wants lie detectors all round. MORE  

Rod Stewart Was Hooked on Steroids

By May Wilkerson

The rocker reveals how he got addicted to the 'roids he took to help his voice, sparking some "typical diva" behavior. MORE  

Lance Armstrong Stripped of Tour de France Titles

By McCarton Ackerman

Lance Armstrong abandons his fight against doping allegations, although he still doesn't admit cheating. MORE  

"Frog Juice" Powers Race-Horse Cheating

By Adam K. Raymond

South America's waxy monkey tree frog carries an astonishing secret—one that's put to a no-good use in the US. MORE  

Lance Armstrong Charged With Doping. Again.

By Valerie Tejeda

New allegations could finally ruin the Tour de France champ's reputation. MORE  

MMA's Dope Policies Rile Critics

By Bryan Le

Differing treatment for two fighters who used medical pot and testosterone causes controversy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 16, 2012

By Bryan Le

DSM's new addiction definitions draw opposition, Lance Armstrong's sick of doping allegations, and a drunk woman breaks into a house to breastfeed a stranger's baby. MORE  

Students OK Adderal, But Not Steroids

By Bryan Le

College students feel taking performance enhancers for sports is worse behavior than using drugs to aid studying. MORE  

Is Pot a Performance-Enhancing Drug?

By Fionna Agomuoh

Athletes can be banned for marijuana use, but an Aussie sports coalition says it shouldn't count. MORE  

Could Green Tea Dupe Olympic Drug Testers?

By Bryan Le

Some officials are worried the common drink could help athletes hulk up under the radar. MORE  

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