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Thread: B. Cushing blames "overtrained athlete syndrome." Seriously?

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    B. Cushing blames "overtrained athlete syndrome." Seriously?

    Brian Cushing blames overtraining
    Associated Press
    Updated: August 9, 2010, 12:39 PM ET

    HOUSTON -- Suspended Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing says his positive test for a fertility drug was the result of overtraining.

    Cushing is suspended for the first four games this season after testing positive last September for HCG, a drug on the league's banned substance list. Cushing says he never took the drug, which can be used to restart testosterone production after a steroid cycle, and has no idea how it got into his body.

    Cushing worked out with his team on Monday morning. He says doctors have told him that the failed drug test resulted from "overtrained athlete syndrome," a condition that he says can trigger hormonal spikes.

    Texans owner Bob McNair flew to New York on Monday to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in hopes of getting Cushing's punishment reduced. The league denied Cushing's appeal of the suspension in February.

    Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press

    What you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

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    Hey Roger...

    Re: B. Cushing blames "overtrained athlete syndrome." Seriously?

    He is just turning a negative into a positive. Nothing wrong with that?
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