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Four states reevaluating steroid testing

Updated: September 16, 2009, 11:02 AM ET
By Shaun Assael | ESPN The Magazine

It seemed like a good idea at the time. In the summer of 2007, with steroids in the headlines and public alarm at a fevered pitch, the Texas legislature voted to spend a whopping $6 million to test high school athletes.

"This will help ensure that athletics do not end up becoming a destructive force to the youth of Texas," the bill's author, Kyle Janek, vowed.

Fast-forward to today. After conducting more than 45,000 tests since January 2008 and finding just 19 cases ...

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