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  1. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks helping fund study on HGH use

    Tim MacMahon

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is putting his money where his mouth is regarding studying the potential benefits of human growth hormone use for athletes recovering from injuries.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Mark Cuban of Dallas Mavericks intends to fund HGH studies

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban intends to fund studies to determine whether human growth hormone use would be beneficial for athletes rehabilitating from injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. HGH tests coming to basketball, too?

    Henry Abbott

    In December, Rep. Elijah Cummings called it "incredibly ridiculous" that the NFL does not test for human growth hormone (HGH), lamenting years of stalling tactics from the players union. Cummings, from Maryland, is the ranking Democrat on a committee...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  8. The effects of steroids in sports needs to be thoroughly research...

    Patrick Hruby

    Here's an uncomfortable possibility: Maybe the way we demonize performance-enhancing drugs in sports keeps us from the scientific research we need to understand their effects.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  9. Major League Baseball hoping to test minor leaguers for HGH

    Major League Baseball plans to test minor league players for human growth hormone, The New York Times is reporting.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  10. Company pays $10.5 million fine; no athletes specifically named

    The U.S. Attorney's office here said Wednesday that a St. Louis company admitted distributing human growth hormone to athletes and entertainers, and agreed to pay a $10.5 million fine and to cooperate with investigators.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2007
  11. Firm must pay fine, cooperate with ongoing investigations

    A company that distributed human growth hormone to athletes and entertainers has been fined and will cooperate with ongoing investigations.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2007
  12. The Page 2 Week in Review Quiz

    Patrick Hruby

    Have you been paying close attention to the sports world this week? Then try your hand at the Page 2 weekly quiz.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2007
  13. Human Growth Hormone in Sports

    Henry Abbott

    As far as I know, there's no test for it. And by many reports, it works like a charm. Is there HGH in basketball? I have no idea. But you have to believe it's possible. Gretchen Reynolds wrote a good article about human growth hormone in this week...

    Blog | August 21, 2006
  14. Report: Players union will not allow HGH testing

    NBA players union executive director Billy Hunter told Bloomberg News that he would not agree to blood tests that would show the use of HGH.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2006
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    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2004