Committee has no comment on Gio Gonzalez's involvement with Biogenesis

Warren Spahn Award winner's name has been linked to an anti-aging clinic under investigation for providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes, but the Nationals lefty denies using PEDs and has never tested positive.
by Michael Baldwin Modified: February 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm •  Published: February 7, 2013
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“We hope everything works out the best for that kid,” Griffin said. “There's really no reason to comment unless more information surfaces.”

Other awards have been stripped once evidence proved an athlete has taken a banned substance. Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis were stripped of their Tour de France titles.

After testing positive, Marion Jones was stripped of five Olympic medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Sprinter Ben Johnson also lost his gold medal.

Brian Cushing won the 2010 NFL Rookie of the Year award in a revote after he tested positive for a banned substance but was stripped of second-team All-Pro honors.

Banned substances have affected nearly every sport. Dancer's Image won the 1968 Kentucky Derby but was stripped of the title when a lab report revealed the horse was given an illegal substance.

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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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