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The Dummy's Guide to PEDs

When the next steroids scandal breaks, this handy guide will tell you what's what

Updated: September 15, 2009, 10:59 AM ET
By Shaun Assael | ESPN The Magazine

This feature appears in the Sept. 21 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

News of performance enhancing drugs pops up all too often these days. But to yap about them is to not understand them. Here's a quick (and dirty) cheat sheet for navigating tomorrow's headlines. And, please don't try these at home.

• Senior writer for ESPN The Magazine
• Author of "Wide Open: Days and Nights on the NASCAR Tour"; the New York Times best-selling "Sex, Lies and Headlocks"; and "Steroid Nation"