Texas bill would create largest steroid testing program
AUSTIN, Texas -- With a publicity boost from Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst introduced a state Senate bill Wednesday to require random steroid testing for Texas public school athletes.
"Taking steroids doesn't make you tougher," Butkus said at a news conference to announce the bill. "It puts your life at risk."
Steroid testing in high schools has been a major issue for Dewhurst, a Republican who announced his plan in the 2006 campaign. The bill sponsored ...
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