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  1. UFC's Cung Le suspended 9 months for positive HGH test

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has suspended middleweight Cung Le nine months for testing positive for excess levels of human growth hormone following a TKO loss to Michael Bisping on Aug. 23 in Macau, China.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Miami Hurricanes baseball undergoes HGH testing, report says

    Every University of Miami baseball player underwent testing recently for performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Mike Jacobs of Colorado Rockies tests positive for HGH, banned 50...

    Jayson Stark

    Colorado Rockies minor leaguer Mike Jacobs carved his name in drug-testing history Thursday, by becoming the first North American professional athlete to be suspended for testing positive for Human Growth Hormone.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  12. British rugby player suspended for testing positive for HGH dies ...

    Terry Newton, a former British international rugby league player who became the first athlete to be suspended for testing positive for human growth hormone, has died. He was 31.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2010
  13. Scientist, BALCO's Victor Conte question 'flawed' HGH blood test

    A scientist who has worked to develop a urine test for human growth hormone says the blood test baseball plans to use for minor leaguers can only detect the substance for 6 to 12 hours.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  14. 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
  15. Bud Selig: MLB's science adviser examining HGH test

    Bud Selig says his science adviser is examining the HGH blood test available through WADA but isn't sure when the study will be completed.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2010
  16. Bud Selig unsure when HGH test for minors ready

    MLB commissioner Bud Selig says it's too soon to know if an HGH test for minor leaguers will be ready this season.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010