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  1. Travis Tygart, USADA head, questions NBA's drug testing program

    Henry Abbott

    U.S. Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Tygart says it is not difficult for NBA players to beat the league's drug-testing program.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  2. Wanted: Real leadership on doping

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesMLB players such as Paul Konerko called for tough testing a decade before baseball got serious.Doping is all over the sports section these days, which must be a little depressing for sports fans hoping that this was behind...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  3. What HGH tests mean for NBA drug cheats

    Henry Abbott

    Sources say the NBA is due to start testing players for human growth hormone (HGH), which represents several important firsts for the league's anti-doping policy, including: The first time players will have their blood tested. The first time th...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  4. NBA nears agreement with NBPA to test for HGH, sources say

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are close to an agreement to test players' blood for human growth hormone (HGH), according to sources with direct knowledge of the talks. Testing could begin as soon as the 2013-14 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  5. David Stern on NBA anti-doping

    Henry Abbott

    In an All-Star Weekend press conference, David Stern addressed the league's testing for performance-enhancing drugs. It's a program that looks increasingly inadequate now that we know more than ever about the methods athletes like Lance Armstrong ...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  6. Three NBA doping myths

    Henry Abbott

    Another day, another news story about human growth hormone, testosterone, steroids and the like. Worries about performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) dog almost every sport. Science is advanced enough to offer potential advantages in everything from body...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  7. The gaps in NBA drug testing

    Henry Abbott

    Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into Lance Armstrong comes with hard lessons for major leagues like the NBA. The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, David Howman, recently singled out the NBA for "gaps" in its anti-dopi...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  8. WADA director general says NBA has 'gaps' in anti-doping program

    Henry Abbott

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency says the NBA's anti-doping program is insufficient.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  9. Tell me the NBA has no doping

    Henry Abbott

    The first in a TrueHoop series, inspired by recent Lance Armstrong news, examining PEDs and the NBA. It was a stunning Florida afternoon, a few years back. Somewhere a few courts over, under the warm sun, Maria Sharapova hit with a coach. On the...

    Blog | October 18, 2012