Prior to January 31, 2013 few people had ever heard of Biogenesis and those that had likely associated it with one of countless biology terms we were required to know in high school but quickly attempted to forget. But on that fateful Thursday the Miami New Times published a story called, “A Miami Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports’ Biggest Names”. In that story author Tim Elfrink described how a relatively unknown business was providing Performance Enhancing Drugs to some of baseball’s biggest stars.

The story was like a slap in the face to Major League Baseball who had been saying they had the best and most complete drug program in all of professional sports. Despite this claim, players seemed to ignore the potential punishments in order to gain an unfair advantage. From the moment this story broke it brought steroids back to the forefront of what fans were talking about.


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