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Michael Rodgers accepts doping ban

Updated: March 1, 2012, 3:21 PM ET
Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Former U.S. sprint champion Michael Rodgers has accepted a nine-month ban after testing positive for a stimulant.

Rodgers, who tested positive last July, is suspended through April 19 and will be eligible for the Olympic trials and a spot on the U.S. team in London.

After requesting arbitration, Rodgers took blame for his doping violation and provided evidence that he tested positive after using a supplement known as Jack3d, which has resulted in positive ...

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