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List Rules Vote for athletes that you still admire, even though they have been proven or accused of using performance enhancing drugs

They cheated... They made millions. This list of famous athletes who have used steroids includes both those who have confessed to using performance enhancing drugs and those who can't shake the rumors. Some may not have been proven to be athletes on steroids yet, but... let's be serious. Everyone knows. But some are still great athletes! We mean: even with hGh, EPO, extra testosterone, cortisone, saline, plasma, and blood transfusions, could you win the Tour de France 7 times? Us either.

The world of sports has gotten more and more competitive with each passing year. So it's no wonder that these professional athletes have looked to drugs in order to up their performance. The only trouble is, once they get caught, their reputations can be ruined forever (oh, and that think about shrinking balls).

Are you surprised by these athletes that use steroids? Should these steroid users be kicked out of their sport? Vote up those athletes who you still find pretty impressive, even if you know they've had plenty of help.
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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
joan-bertran added Diego Maradona age 57

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Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Barry Bonds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Barry Bonds age 53

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614 489
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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542 561
Mark McGwire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Mark McGwire age 54

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461 443
Sammy Sosa is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Sammy Sosa age 49

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408 445
Roger Clemens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Roger Clemens age 55

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314 332
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Randy Savage

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366 456
Manny Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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403 376
Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Hulk Hogan age 64

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312 434
Jose Canseco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Jose Canseco age 53

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290 393
Marion Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Marion Jones age 42

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311 399
David Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
David Ortiz age 42

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233 330
Andy Pettitte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Andy Pettitte age 43

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239 346
Jason Giambi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Jason Giambi age 44

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Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Inger Lund Carter added Maria Sharapova age 30

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225 243
Ben Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Ben Johnson age 54

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247 228
Ultimate Warrior is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Ultimate Warrior

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252 248
Brock Lesnar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Brock Lesnar age 40

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East German Olympic Team- 1972... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
East German Olympic Team- 1972-84

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Gary Sheffield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
lostshadow added Serena Williams age 36

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Lyle Alzado is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Lyle Alzado Died at 43 (1949-1992)

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143 167
Shawne Merriman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Ryan Braun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Ryan Braun age 34

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152 193
Carl Lewis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Carl Lewis age 56

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125 140
Melky Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
Melky Cabrera age 31

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Eddie Guerro is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Eddie Guerro

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Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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137 142
Bill Romanowski is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Bill Romanowski age 49

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109 119
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
ejlinehan added Nelson Cruz age 35

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Jack Lambert is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Jack Lambert age 63

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115 134
Brian Bosworth is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Éric Gagné is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
mainpleine added Éric Gagné age 39

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Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Chris Benoit

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Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
puyolcls added Alessandro Del Piero age 41

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63 86
Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
bigmightyd89 added Richard Sherman age 29 -  

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85 105
Jhonny Peralta is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
ejlinehan added Jhonny Peralta age 33

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Floyd Landis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
joan-bertran added Floyd Landis age 40

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Paolo Montero is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
puyolcls added Paolo Montero age 44

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Anderson Silva is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
mashvoyager added Anderson Silva age 42

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Gianluca Vialli is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
falanas added Gianluca Vialli age 51

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Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
falanas added Edgar Davids age 42

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The ultimate warrior is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
The ultimate warrior

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Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Lynn Swann age 63

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James Stewart, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
EricEisinger added James Stewart, Jr. age 30

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Ken Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Ken Shamrock age 53

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Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
JohnWarner added Terry Bradshaw age 69

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Johann Mühlegg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs
joan-bertran added Johann Mühlegg age 45