Split Decision In UFC Athlete's Complaint About Steroid-Containing Supplements
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Some clams in Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Lyman Good's complaint against Vitamin Shoppe, Gaspari Nutrition, Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals and Millennium Sport Technologies will stand. Good's counsel, however, made "threadbare" arguments to sustain other charges he alleged, a judge says in New York federal court.
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