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Sun coverage: Gibbons and hGH

  • Jay Gibbons

    Jay Gibbons

    Orioles outfielder Jay Gibbons was suspended by Major League Baseball yesterday for the first 15 days of the 2008 season for violating the league's toughened substance-abuse prevention program. Gibbons admitted Dec. 6 that he had used human growth hormone. "I have no excuses and bear sole responsibility...

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    What is hGH? Human growth hormone, abbreviated as hGH, is a protein hormone produced naturally in the pituitary gland of the brain. It is believed that hGH is the controlling hormone of many functions associated with age, including energy and resilience. It stimulates growth and cell reproduction....

  • Sun archives: Jay Gibbons

    Sun archives: Jay Gibbons

    Archived photos of the former Orioles outfielder

  • Gibbons' goal: win back fans

    He realizes that won't be easy after hGH admission

  • Gibbons must sit for 15 days

    Gibbons must sit for 15 days

    Outfielder suspended; he admits using hGH

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