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Interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Bones Jones has been suspended one year by the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys .The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced the ban on Monday.Jones, 29, became the first UFC athlete to enter arbitration with USADA last month, regarding sanctions for a failed out-of-competition drug test on June 16. An independent arbitration panel announced its findings Monday and suspended Jones for the maximum length of one year.The suspension is retroactive to July 6, the date Jones was pulled from a UFC 200 pay-per-view title fight against Daniel Cormier, which was scheduled for July 9 in Las Vegas.Jones (22-1) was provisionally suspended in July after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole.Although I was hopeful for a better outcome in the USADA ruling today I am very respectful of the process in which they allowed me to defend myself, Jones said in a statement to ESPN. I have always maintained my innocence and I am very happy I have been cleared in any wrongdoing pursuant to the allegations made that I had intentionally taken a banned substance. I am pleased that in USADAs investigation they determined I was not a cheater of the sport.Being cleared of these allegations was very important to me. I have worked hard in and outside of the octagon to regain my image and my fighting career and will take these next eight months to continue my training and personal growth both as a man and a athlete. Thank you to all of my fans, teammates, coaches, sponsors and to the UFC for their continued support.In a statement, the UFC acknowledged the suspension. While the decision indicates no evidence of Jones intentional use of banned substances, the statement read, it does highlight the care and diligence that is required by athletes competing in the UFC to ensure that no prohibited substances enter their system.Jones attorney Howard Jacobs asserted the banned substances entered his system in the form of a sexual enhancement pill he believed was Cialis, a brand form of tadalafil.Jones stated he received a pill he believed to be Cialis from teammate Eric Blasich on or about June 14. Jones said he checked with his agent, Malki Kawa, to confirm Cialis is not listed on the World Anti-Doping Agencys (WADA) banned substance list prior to ingesting the pill.According to Jones arguments, he later found out the pill was not Cialis, but another form of tadalafil that Blasich had purchased from recent months, USADA independently obtained and tested a supply of tadalafil from and found it to be contaminated with the banned substances for which Jones tested positive.The three-member arbitration panel, which consisted of arbitrators from England, Finland and Denmark, nevertheless found Jones at fault for the positive test.In its findings, the panel describes Jones degree of fault as verging on reckless, as he did not take appropriate precautions to confirm exactly what the teammate had provided, or supervise Kawas methods of confirming the medication was not banned.In its written epilogue on the case, the arbitration panel stated it did not find Jones to be a cheat, but acknowledged his lack of caution resulted in a major financial loss.On the evidence before the Panel, [Jones] is not a drug cheat, the panel said. He did not know that the tablet he took contained prohibited substances or that those substances had the capacity to enhance sporting performance.However, by his imprudent use of what he pungently referred to as a d--- pill, he has not only lost a year of his career but an estimated nine million dollars.Widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, Jones has fought just twice since the start of 2015. He was the undisputed light heavyweight titleholder from 2011 to 2015, but he was stripped of the title last year due to legal issues.Jones is still facing possible disciplinary action from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. A formal date for that hearing is not yet available. Cheap Blackhawks Jerseys Authentic . The Islanders dealt Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens after less than a year on Long Island. Meanwhile, the Oilers dealt long-time sniper Ales hemsky to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-rounder in 2015. Cheap Blackhawks Jerseys . Most important, perhaps, it went off without a hitch. Organizers poked a little fun at the now-infamous opening ceremony gaffe that saw only four out of five snowflakes open up into rings, leaving the Olympics logo one ring short. . The team says the Spain international has a muscle pull in his right leg. Barcelona hosts third-division side Cartagena in the return leg of their round-of-32 tie after winning their first meeting 4-1. CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Mark Richt and Brad Kaaya hit it off quickly when they started forging a relationship, which is the first good sign for the Miami Hurricanes.Of course, neither has seen the other under fire -- yet.Thatll change soon enough. Richt, the former Miami quarterback, is now the Hurricanes coach because 15 successful years at Georgia didnt merit a 16th with the Bulldogs. His fortunes this season are probably tied to the right arm of Kaaya, the brilliant junior quarterback and undisputed leader of a program that went 8-5 last season but hasnt enjoyed a bowl win in a decade and still is looking for its first Atlantic Coast Conference title.Brad is really fun to coach, Richt said. Real smart. Coachable. Teachable. That guy is as coachable of a guy as Ive been around. He loves football. He loves his teammates. He is a very nice person.Hes also eager for a breakthrough 2016.The Hurricanes arent the Hurricanes of lore anymore, now 15 years removed from their last national title and entering a season where expectations arent exactly high.But few would argue that Kaaya isnt good enough to carry Miami closer to the top. While hell have a decision after this year about whether to go pro, hes insisting that his sole focus is leading the Hurricanes back to the upper echelon of the ACC.Thats the plan as of right now. Right now its a Coastal (division) and ACC championship, Kaaya said. You can say all the things you want about Miami and all the championships weve won getting back to years past. One thing weve never done is won an ACC championship and a Coastal championship. Thats our goal for the season, yes.Heres what to know about Miami:RICHT EFFECTBringing alumni back to the program is an obvious priority for Richt. Its not like his most recent predecessors -- Larry Coker, Randy Shannon and Al Golden -- shunned former Miami players, because to say they did would be inaccurate. But Richt has already seems to be having more success on that particular front, getting Ray Lewis, Michael Irvin (whose son is on the this team, a freshman), Warren Sapp, Jeremy Shockey and more all togetheer for a weekend camp this summer. Wholesale Blackhawks Jerseys. Things like that go a long way in recruiting.GET TO KNOW HIMFreshman linebacker Shaquille Quarterman may start from Day 1, and might be the best linebacker on the roster already.Its been a learning experience, Quarterman said. Im on a bigger stage now, so I cant afford to make mental errors at this level. It would only hurt the team.KAAYA NUMBERSRemember, they used to call Miami Quarterback U. Kaaya has already put himself on lists next to the schools all-time greats. At his current pace Kaaya could be Miamis all-time passing leader by the time this season ends, ahead of Ken Dorsey. Hes also eight touchdown throws away from becoming the third player to throw for 50 TDs while wearing the U on his helmet.SEASON OPENERThe Richt era begins Saturday, Sept. 3, against Florida A&M. Itll be at the stadium the Hurricanes share with the Miami Dolphins -- provided an offseason construction project is done in time (all indications are it will be). If a contingency plan is needed, Orlando is a possible site, though that seems unlikely at best.KEY GAMESThe Florida State game (which the Hurricanes will host on Oct. 8) is always huge, but others could be Sept. 17 at Appalachian State (a road debut against an 11-game winner last year), the span of Oct. 15 against North Carolina and Oct. 20 at Virginia Tech (a six-day window that could decide the Coastal), at Notre Dame on Oct. 29 and the season-finale at home against Duke on Nov. 26 (eight-lateral rematch, anyone?).PREDICTIONFor as good as Kaaya is, there are serious depth issues. The offensive line is very thin, and if Kaaya goes down Miami would face huge problems. Miami should be able to score in bunches, though the defense is still suspect. And the penalty problems that embarrassed the Hurricanes a year ago simply cant be back; Miami isnt good enough to give tons of yards away again. All that said, they can win the Coastal. The pick here is a 9-3 season, if all goes right. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticWholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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