Found December 10, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Ryan Braun
TEAMS: Milwaukee Brewers
Ryan Braun is coming off an MVP season, but he might not have much of an opportunity to replicate his big numbers next season. Braun has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug and faces a 50-game suspension if the initial finding is upheld, according to Major League Baseball reportedly hasn't announced the positive test because the Brewers outfielder is disputing the result through arbitration. Braun reportedly had to provide a urine sample during the playoffs and was notified of the positive test in late October. The result came from elevated levels of testosterone in Braun's system, which was later...

If Braun is out, Brewers will have few options

MILWAUKEE Last month, when speaking about Ryan Braun's chances of winning the National League Most Valuable Player award, Milwaukee Brewers principal owner and chairman Mark Attanasio said Braun would someday have a statue outside of Miller Park. In just five seasons, Braun has gone from a highly touted rookie to MVP, and his name is already being mentioned in the same breath...

Braun’s Failed Test Revealed Synthetic Testosterone

The positive result was triggered by elevated levels of testosterone in Braun’s system, the sources told “Outside the Lines.” A subsequent, more comprehensive test revealed the testosterone was synthetic — not produced by Braun’s body. Every individual naturally produces testosterone and a substance called epitestosterone, typically at a ratio of 1-to-1. In Major League...

I'm positive: MLB will never be clean

Here we go again. A bombshell revelation about a major leaguer testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The player disputing the result through arbitration. A spokesperson for the player saying, "There was absolutely no intentional violation of the (drug-testing) program." As if an accidental violation is OK? Hold on: Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun, the reigning...

Report: National League MVP Ryan Braun Failed A Performance-Enhancing-Drug Test

Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is disputing the results of his recent urine test, which is why MLB hasn't announced the result or any discipline. If Braun's appeal fails, he would face a 50-game suspension next spring. More »

National League MVP Ryan Braun Tests Positive for Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Newly-voted National League MVP Ryan Braun from the Milwaukee Brewers has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs -- but the baseball star is challenging the accusations.According to multiple reports, Braun was tested during the playoffs… Permalink

Report: MVP Braun tests positive for PED

ESPN reported Saturday that Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, the reigning National League MVP, tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug and could face a 50-game suspension.

Replacing Ryan Braun

The weekend produced one of the most surprising and most controversial stories of the past decade in baseball. Ryan Braun tested positive for increased testosterone levels in a random drug test during the 2011 Postseason, which violates the new steroid policy implemented by Major League Baseball. Sources have suggested that Braun did not test positive for performance-enhancing drugs...
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