Found January 30, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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NEW ORLEANS - Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh doesn't believe the report that Ray Lewis used a deer antler spray containing the banned substance IGF-1 to aid in his recovery from a torn triceps during the regular season. "He kind of laughed about it and told me there's nothing to it," Harbaugh said.Harbaugh is taking Lewis at his word after a brief discussion about the accusation, and both men will put the issue to rest before it has a chance to balloon into a bigger distraction."The thing about Ray is he is one of the most focused - he's been through so much," Harbaugh said. "Ray, he's a focused individual. He understands what's important and he understands what's important is our football team heading into Sunday. And he also knows there's nothing to it. I understand that's something that he has never ever been involved with. I think it's kind of too bad that someone was given the opportunity to get some free...
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