Athletes who have fallen from grace

POSTED: 07:40 AM PST Feb 19, 2013    UPDATED: 08:44 AM PDT Jun 08, 2016 

Tennis star Maria Sharapova, who received a two-year ban Wednesday for testing positive for the banned drug meldonium, is hardly the first athlete to have fallen from grace.

Mark McGwire, St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach, 2010
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Mark McGwire: Steroids was the self-destructive drug of choice for a number of major league baseball players, including Mark McGwire. In 2010, the first baseman for the Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals finally admitted using performance-enhancing drugs during his career.

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