The Moment

2|7|09: New York City

So there's a steroid that makes an athlete stronger without inflating him like Bluto. Who knew? It's called Primobolan, and Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez has admitted using it in 2003 as a Texas Ranger. Given recent scandals, fans may soon need a chemistry degree to read the sports pages. Deca-Durabolin, stanozolol, human growth hormone, Depo-Testosterone, the cream, the clear--you can't keep 'em straight without a program.

The news, first reported by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, that perhaps the best player in the game used to juice was depressing--but maybe not shocking. Baseball's drug problems are as durable as horsehide, and A-Rod's Primobolan boosters...

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