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Should performance-enhancing drugs (such as steroids) be accepted in sports?

  • Steroids are a no no

    Steroids are considered a shortcut and no one has achieve greatness unfairly. If steroids were allowed in major league sports, then the sport itself would be ruined. The professional athletes have never used performance enhancing drugs. Like the quote says "the man on top of the mountain didn't fall there.

  • Yes, performance-enhancing drugs (such as steroids) should be accepted in sports.

    Yes, performance-enhancing drugs (such as steroids) should be accepted in sports. Steroids can help prevent muscles from tearing, which would reduce injuries in sports and team owners would get their money's worth out of their players. It's better than having to pay an inured player his salary when he misses weeks and months at a time.

  • Its cheating in sports

    "Performance enhancers, like steroids and other forms of doping, have a negative effect on long-term health. For then users of these enhancers are hurting themselves in the long run without on the average improving their short-term rewards from athletic competition, as long as competitors also use harmful enhancers. This is the main rationale for trying to ban steroids and other forms of doping from athletic competitions.- gary becker

  • No it is not fair

    If they allow drugs than those who choose not to because of religion or other things will not be able to do as well as those who do drugs so then sports will not be fair. It harms your body when you take drugs so those athletes who do drugs will not live as long.

  • Steroids are a no no

    Steroids are considered a shortcut and no one has achieve greatness unfairly. If steroids were allowed in major league sports, then the sport itself would be ruined. The professional athletes have never used performance enhancing drugs. Like the quote says "the man on top of the mountain didn't fall there.

  • They should not.

    Performance enhancing drugs (such as steroids) should never be allowed in sports. Performance enhancing drugs ruin the integrity of the game, because they give an unfair advantage over the players who are not using performance enhancing drugs. Performance enhancing drugs are also very damaging and harmful to the people who use them.

  • Performance enhancing drugs should not be accepted in sports.

    Performance enhancing drugs should not be accepted in sports.These drugs really do nothing but endanger a person's health and this would be a bad example for young people who tend to look up to pro athletes as role models and might even copy their behavior like taking steroids on a regular basis.

  • Creates Drug Culture Down the Line

    If steroids and PEDs are accepted in pro sports, what example does that set for middle school and high school kids? It basically tells these kids, "Hey, if you want to be a pro athlete, take these drugs and you'll make it to the NFL!" Suddenly, children will start to take PEDs to cheat their way through high school sports and college sports. Plus, young kids who take steroids will have massive problems down the road from the drug abuse.

  • No, that is not true sport.

    No, performance enhancing drugs should not be accepted in sports, because then sports are not a measure of physical ability. Rather, sports are then more of a test of who has the best doctor or scientific team that can produce the best drugs. That is not what sports are supposed to be about.

  • Performance Enhancing Drugs Should Not Be Accepted

    No, performance enhancing drugs should not be accepted in sports. These drugs amount to cheating as they allow one to perform at a level that the human body cannot due on its own. In addition, they cause many negative effects to the person taking those drugs, leading to things like heart attacks.

  • Steroids Are Unacceptable

    Steroids should not be acceptable in sports, because there are many athlete's who value their health and their bodies enough not to use steroids. If steroids were allowed, the all players would have to face a decision to start using them as well, or they could potentially be pushed out of their sport.

  • Performance-Enhancing Drugs Should be Outlawed

    Currently, performance-enhancing drugs aren't acceptable in sports. Nor should they be. They are dangerous and potentially deadly. People shouldn't be allowed to use things that should harm themselves. Nor should they be allowed to harm themselves in order to gain unfair advantages during sports competitions. People who do this are endangering themselves unfairly.


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