Alberto Salazar Says The Nike Oregon Project Has "Nothing To Hide"

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A day after FloTrack published a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report to the Texas Medical Board, Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar has put out a statement denying that he and the NOP have committed doping violations. In it, Salazar denies having ever used testosterone as an athlete and says that USADA's belief (as of March 2016) that L-carnitine injections were illegally administered is incorrect. 

The statement, sent to Ken Goe of the Oregonian, reads in full:

"As I have noted repeatedly, the successes my athletes have achieved are through hard work and dedication. I believe in a clean sport and a methodical, dedicated, approach to training. The Oregon Project will never permit doping and all Oregon Project athletes are required to comply with the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) Code and IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations, the governing body of international track and field) Rules.

"To be clear, I never used testosterone when I was competing, I have never had 'dual' testosterone prescriptions, and I have never rubbed testosterone on an athlete. The baseless speculation by USADA to the contrary is simply wrong.

"Likewise, USADA's conjecture regarding the L-carnitine injections is simply wrong. Evidence has been submitted to USADA disproving their unsupported assumptions--evidence USADA should have collected before issuing its incorrect suppositions to the TMB as fact.

"I've done more than any coach to continuously disprove false allegations where no violation has occurred. I fully cooperated, voluntarily answered USADA's questions under oath and provided thousands of documents.

"Lastly, the Oregon Project and its athletes have nothing to hide and are hiding nothing. I fully support their exercising of their rights under the WADA Code and IAAF rules to protect themselves from these improper intrusions. I find it particularly disturbing that athletes' personal medical records are being aired publicly. There is no excuse for it. USADA has failed these innocent athletes."

NXN Champ Katelyn Tuohy To Attempt H.S. 5K Record LIVE on FloTrack

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Ruby Stauber Reportedly To Transfer From LSU To Oregon

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After a standout freshman season with LSU, Ruby Stauber will reportedly take her talents to the Pacific Northwest to compete for the University of Oregon, according to a since-deleted tweet from the Wayzata High School girls cross country account:

'Just Wait,' Fred Kerley Could Win The Bowerman

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This week, FloTrack will introduce you to all six Bowerman finalists ahead of Friday's Bowerman Awards, which will crown one male and one female as the best track and field athletes in the NCAA for the 2017 season. You can watch the awards ceremony live from Phoenix on FloTrack here.

How Raevyn Rogers Could Win The Bowerman

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This week, FloTrack will introduce you to all six Bowerman finalists ahead of Friday's Bowerman Awards, which will crown one male and one female as the best track and field athletes in the NCAA for the 2017 season. You can watch the awards ceremony live from Phoenix on FloTrack here.

How Christian Coleman Could Win The Bowerman Award

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This week, FloTrack will introduce you to all six Bowerman finalists ahead of Friday's Bowerman Awards, which will crown one male and one female as the best track and field athletes in the NCAA for the 2017 season. You can watch the awards ceremony live from Phoenix on FloTrack here.

Who's No. 1? FloTrack Tackles The Katelyn Tuohy vs Claudia Lane Debate

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If you've paid the slightest modicum of attention to high school girls cross country this season, you know the names Katelyn Tuohy and Claudia Lane. 

2017 Bowerman Blind Resume Test

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The Bowerman Award Ceremony will be LIVE on FloTrack this Friday, December 15, at 9 PM ET.

Paul Tetreault, The 2017 Hometown Hero presented by Quicken Loans

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On behalf of the national mortgage lender Quicken Loans, FloSports is excited and honored to award Paul Tetreault, track and cross country coach at North Kingstown High School in Rhode Island with $25,000 to put towards a year’s worth of mortgage payments for being named the 2017 Hometown Hero.

How Keturah Orji Could Win The Bowerman Award

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This week, FloTrack will introduce you to all six Bowerman finalists ahead of Friday's Bowerman Awards, which will crown one male and one female as the best track and field athletes in the NCAA for the 2017 season. You can watch the awards ceremony live from Phoenix on FloTrack here.

How Lindon Victor Could Win The Bowerman Award

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This week, FloTrack will introduce you to all six Bowerman finalists ahead of Friday's Bowerman Awards, which will crown one male and one female as the best track and field athletes in the NCAA for the 2017 season. You can watch the awards ceremony live from Phoenix on FloTrack here.