1. Receiver David Boston was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, two days after police released results of a urine test that showed the eighth-year pro had a depressant in his system when he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence last month. Boston was arrested Aug. 23 in nearby Pinellas Park after police said he was found slumped over the steering wheel of a red Range Rover with the SUV running and in drive. A breath test taken at the scene was negative for alcohol, however the receiver also submitted a urine sample that was tested for other substances. Police said Monday that an initial positive reading for GHB, or gamma hydroxybutyric acid, was verified and reat article how to bonus bez vkladu pro ceské hráce by a second independent lab. GHB is a central nervous system depressant often called the “date-rape drug” because it leaves people groggy and powerless. Among other things, it is also said to have body-building effects [Buccaneers release troubled receiver Boston].
2. Baltimore Orioles outfielder Jay Gibbons received performance-enhancing steroids and human growth hormone after both substances were banned by baseball, SI.com reported Sunday. Gibbons is the latest athlete to be linked to the Florida pharmacy under investigation for illegally distributing prescription medications. Between October 2003 and July 2005, Gibbons got six shipments of Genotropin (a brand name for synthetic human growth hormone), two shipments of testosterone and two shipments of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), SI.com said, citing a source in Florida with knowledge of a Signature Pharmacy client list [Report: Gibbons received several shipments of steroids, HGH].
3. The Indiana Pacers saw another player land in legal trouble on Tuesday with the arrest of forward Shawne Williams on marijuana possession and other charges. Williams, the Pacers’ first-round draft pick last year from Memphis, was booked into the Marion County Jail early Tuesday on initial charges of possession of marijuana, driving without a license, driving with an expired license plate and failure to signal a lane change, police said [Bird ‘extremely disappointed’ after Williams is arrested].