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  1. Veteran Garcia out for four games

    Len Pasquarelli

    Eight-year veteran offensive lineman Frank Garcia, in his first training camp with the Arizona Cardinals, has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season after testing positive for the banned substance ephedra.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2003
  2. Chamberlain draws four-game suspension

    Len Pasquarelli

    Minnesota Vikings tight end Byron Chamberlain was suspended four games after a positive test for ephedra, a banned substance.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2003
  3. No softening of sanctions despite union efforts

    Len Pasquarelli

    The four-game penalty that has become the standard for first-time abusers will remain in place for 2003, league and players association officials confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2003
  4. Sources: Peppers tests positive for banned substance

    Len Pasquarelli

    Carolina Panthers rookie defensive end Julius Peppers faces a possible four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy after testing positive for a banned substance, league sources confirmed Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2002
  5. Fralic not surprised by recent allegations

    Len Pasquarelli

    Bill Fralic, who blew the whistle on the abuse of performance enhancers 17 years ago, isn't surprised by Jon Jansen's recent remarks about HGH use.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2006
  6. Sauerbrun to appeal alleged ephedra violation

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Texans have signed second-round draft choice DeMeco Ryans, a linebacker from Alabama who is expected to vie in training camp for the starting weakside job, to his first NFL contract.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2006
  7. NFL adds amphetamines to banned substances list

    Len Pasquarelli

    The NFL has added amphetamines to the list of performance enhancing drugs banned by its policy against steroids and related substances and, beginning with the 2007 season, will toughen sanctions against players who test positive.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2006
  8. No softening of sanctions despite union efforts

    Len Pasquarelli

    The four-game penalty that has become the standard for first-time offenders will remain in place for the coming season, league and union officials confirmed Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2003
  9. Bills' Robertson tests positive again

    Len Pasquarelli

    Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Tyrone Robertson, who earlier this year served a four-game suspension for a repeat violation of the NFL substance abuse policy, has tested positive again and now will be banned for a year from the league.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2002
  10. Moulds ends deal with supplement company

    Len Pasquarelli

    A recently enacted NFL policy, which precludes players from endorsing companies that either manufacture or market products that contain substances banned by the league, has claimed its first victim.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2002