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Sunday Cover (Baseball: Nutritional Supplement) #383460

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 30, 1998
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(Studio: John Roberts) The use of the nutritional supplements, such as androstenedione, among professional and amateur athletes examined; details given of the issue of whether they are supplements or drugs (controlled substances) and of the side effects of steroids. [Baseball player Mark McGWIRE - comments on his use of the supplement.] [Great Earth Vitamins Steve GOLDBERG - cites sales.] [Sports supplement expert Dr. Gary WADLER - says the government considers testosterone a controlled substance.] [Met- RX co-founder Dr. Scott CONNELLY - defends the product.] Sports groups that have banned androstenedione listed. [Football coach Mike PIZZI, high school football players Tim LENTINE, Troy BRIGGS - comment on supplement use.]

Roberts, John

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