Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tiger-Cats Receiver Mike Jones Suspended Two Games for Positive Drug Test

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tiger-Cats Receiver Mike Jones Suspended Two Games for Positive Drug Test

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Tiger-Cats receiver Mike Jones suspended

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TORONTO - Hamilton wide receiver Mike Jones says he doesn't know how a banned substance showed up in a doping test, costing him two games with the Tiger-Cats.

The CFL announced Tuesday that Jones has been suspended for two games after testing positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing anabolic steroid outlawed by the joint drug policy of the league and the Canadian Football League Players' Association.

"I had never heard of this substance, and I have never intentionally consumed it," Jones said in a statement. "In fact, I had each of my supplements checked on two occasions, and each time they were deemed safe. I cannot say exactly how dehydrochlormethyltestosterone was found in my urine, but I am both responsible and accountable for what's found in my body. …

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