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Sports log: NBA suspends Hedo Turkoglu for steroids

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Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu was suspended 20 games by the NBA on Wednesday after testing positive for methenolone, an anabolic steroid. He began serving the suspension Wednesday night as the Magic hosted the Hawks. Turkoglu took full responsibility for the positive test and apologized to the Magic and their fans. He said he took medication from a trainer in Turkey last summer to help him recover from a shoulder injury and neglected to check it against the NBA’s banned list. General manager Rob Hennigan said Turkoglu informed the team of the positive test last week. Turkoglu sat out the past three games for what the Magic said were flu-like symptoms and a sore back. Hennigan said those ailments were legitimate and unrelated to the positive test . . . A Chicago jury convicted attorney Fredrick Goings of murdering former NBA center Eddy Curry’s ex-girlfriend and infant daughter four years ago. Curry now plays in China . . . UConn center Enosch Wolf apologized while appearing in court in Vernon, Conn., on charges of third-degree burglary, criminal trespass, and disorderly conduct. Police arrested Wolf around 6 a.m. Monday after what they called a domestic dispute. . . . The University of Tennessee self-reported 10 NCAA secondary violations, including three in men’s basketball.

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