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  1. World Anti-Doping Agency -- NFL Players Association 'extremist' f...

    The World Anti-Doping Agency defended its test for human growth hormone on Wednesday and accused the NFL players union of being "extremist" for questioning its validity.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  2. The File: Is Olympic HGH test ready for the NFL?

    Every two years at the Olympics, a dance goes on in which the best chemists gather with the best athletes to face the best drug testers. In the weeks before the just-completed Games in London, those testers buzzed about a brand-new test they'd develo...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  3. HGH test on tap for NFL? Not so fast, union says

    Two key congressman emerged from an hour-long meeting with the NFL and players union and announced a deal to begin blood-testing players for human growth hormone. Minutes later, union officials would commit only to testing when a fair and safe system is i

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  4. Top scientists endorse HGH test in letter to NFL, union

    Nearly two dozen scientists and lab directors from around the world have signed a letter sent to the NFL and the players' association stating the current test for human growth hormone is safe, scientifically reliable and appropriate for use in professiona

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  5. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell displeased on lack of HGH testing ...

    James Walker

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell continues to stay on the case of the NFLPA with testing for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  6. New HGH test wins support of scientists, experts

    A new test that can detect the use of human growth hormone for up to 21 days has been endorsed by international anti-doping officials, moving a step closer to a potential breakthrough against doping at next year's London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  7. NFL Players Association executive board to talk HGH test Wednesda...

    The NFL Players Association's executive board will hold a conference call Wednesday to discuss the HGH testing the league wants to implement this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  8. NFL, union set to meet HGH test experts, report says

    Negotiators for the NFL and the players union will meet with anti-doping experts next week as they try to reach an agreement on HGH testing before the start of the season, people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  9. NFL union unconvinced about HGH test validity

    The future of testing for human growth hormone is shaping up to be a contentious issue in negotiations between the NFL and the players' union. The league supports blood-based testing while the union is less certain about its validity.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2010
  10. NFL proposes HGH blood test again; players' union is against idea...

    The NFL has proposed to the players' association the plan to use blood tests for HGH.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  11. Upshaw: Players to accept urine, not blood, HGH test

    NFL players will consent to a urine test for Human Growth Hormone once such a test is developed.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2008
  12. NFL Nation Confidential -- Players would submit to HGH testing if...

    Jeff Legwold

    A majority of NFL players surveyed by ESPN.com's NFL Nation would submit to human growth hormone (HGH) testing if it meant their contracts were guaranteed.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  13. Renegotiation of NFL drug policy will reduce marijuana punishment...

    Dan Graziano

    When and if the NFL's new drug policy is finalized and announced, it will include changes specific to marijuana and other drugs of abuse.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  14. Congress may 'intervene' on HGH tests in NFL, Rep. Elijah Cumming...

    The man who oversees the NFL's drug program says the players' union has "buyer's remorse" about HGH testing.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  15. Roger Goodell's role in appeals holding up HGH testing in NFL, ac...

    Despite agreement on a number of issues related to HGH testing, a source tells ESPN that testing will not begin until the NFLPA agrees that Roger Goodell will continue to hear appeals on violations of the league's drug policy other than positive tests.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  16. In memo, union tells NFL players HGH testing close

    The NFL Players Association "tentatively agreed" to let the league take 40 blood samples for HGH tests each week during the season, with a positive result drawing a four-game suspension, according to a memo the union sent players.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013