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Antonio Gates has no idea how prohibited substance got into his body

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has been randomly tested for prohibited substances countless times over the course of his 12-year career. Unfortunately for Gates, he tested positive in April for performance enhancing drugs—a violation of NFL policy. This resulted in the league handing Gates a four-game suspension in early July. Speaking on the issue for the first time...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gates not sure how banned substance got into his system

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Star tight end Antonio Gates says he's not sure how a banned substance got into his body, although he believes it could have been while he was cleansing his system in the offseason. Gates has been suspended without pay for the first four games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He can practice with the team and play in exhibition games, but then...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twelve absolutely amazing San Diego Chargers drawings and sketches done by fans

The San Diego Chargers may not have the most fans of any NFL team but the ones they do are fiercely loyal. They also appear to be incredible talented and artistic. Here are 12 absolutely awesome Chargers sketches and drawings completed by fans. Enjoy. No. 12 @Melvingordon25 pencil drawing on illustration board (ready for paint) @Chargers #TignerSportsArt #BoltUp #drawing pic.twitter...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t buy into Ladarius Green’s fantasy hype

The last two fantasy football seasons, whenever I’ve read an article on fantasy sleepers, Ladarius Green is always on that list. “This is Green’s year!” “He’s finally going to breakout!” Still waiting on him to breakout. With Antonio Gates getting busted for PEDs, it’s time for Green to finally shine! Green will be starting the first four games of the season with...
Via EndZoneScore
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chargers will be just fine without Antonio Gates

  View image | It’s been just over a week since San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was suspended for four games due to his violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing substance policy, meaning he’s set to miss a quarter of the 2015 season. Which means it’s also been just over a week since Ladarius Green was finally freed. Yes, he’s...
Via This Given Sunday
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers Doesn’t Believe Antonio Gates was Using PED’s Intentionally

The NFL handed down four suspensions last week, including one for San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates. Gates received a big four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy by testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Quarterback Philip Rivers was informed of the news well ahead of the public, so he has had some extra time to take in the report...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers believes Gates' PED use was unintentional

The San Diego Chargers announced last weed that the NFL had suspended tight end Antonio Gates for the first four games of the 2015 NFL season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for performance-enhancing substances. While the organization as a whole must be left profoundly disappointed by the developments, at least one Charger remains...Read More The post Philip Rivers believes...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Suspends Antonio Gates Four Games

Don’t look now, but you might actually receive a suspension from the National Football League today. In the fourth suspension handed down by the league on Thursday, San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates will have to sit out the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Gates, who admitted to taking a banned...
Via Sportsnaut
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates suspended four games for substance abuse

The NFL announced a flurry of suspensions on Thursday afternoon, and the most surprising may have been the four-game ban San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has received for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. In a statement on his Twitter account, Gates insisted he would never knowingly ingest a banned substance. He claims...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates suspended four games for violating drug policy

The NFL went on a suspension spree Thursday, and Antonio Gates might have been the biggest name involved. The San Diego Chargers tight end was suspended for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Thursday afternoon. It’s unclear at this point what Gates tested positive for. Gates did, however, seem to blame the positive test on rehab...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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