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  1. What to do about PEDs?

    Performance-enhancing drugs were a hot topic at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Here, Warriors assistant GM Kirk Lacob (who studied "science, technology and society") at Stanford suggests to Ethan Sherwood Strauss that the NBA should be op...

    Blog | March 05, 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. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban comments on his relationship with David Stern, the state of the NBA, performance-enhancing drugs and more. Cuban ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard covers potential deals at the trade deadline, the futures of LeBron James, ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  4. The Biggest Problem With PEDs in Pro Sports

    Andrew Sharp

    On Monday afternoon news broke that Ryan Braun was accepting a suspension from Major League Baseball and will miss the rest of the season. It's the sort of news that doubles as a tornado siren for 1,000 different sportswriters jumping out with variou...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  5. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Love In

    • Timberwolves F Kevin Love tells Golic and Ryan Ruocco about the NBA Finals, the usage of performance-enhancing drugs in sports, his health, Minnesota's disappointing season, what growing up around the Beach Boys was like and more. Love -NBA...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  6. Substance of interest: Testosterone

    Henry Abbott

    TrueHoop has been investigating PEDs and the NBA all season. The next in a series: Thanks to Lance Armstrong, Bill Simmons and others, NBA fans are thinking about performance-enhancing drugs in new ways. And if the comments on or Twitt...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  7. 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
  8. When Hedo Turkoglu fails a PED test

    Henry Abbott

    Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images The Magic forward was suspended 20 games after testing positive for methenolone. During the next few days, all kinds of experts will have a lot to say about performance-enhancing drugs in the NBA. Hedo Turkoglu'...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  9. Hedo Turkoglu of Orlando Magic suspended 20 games for positive te...

    Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu was suspended 20 games by the NBA on Wednesday after testing positive for steroids.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  10. The Sports Guy on performance-enhancing drugs

    Bill Simmons

    If everyone is secretly suspicious of so many athletic achievements in the 21st century, why aren't we talking about it?

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2013
  11. 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
  12. WADA's David Howman discusses state of doping, PED policing in ma...

    T.J. Quinn

    David Howman, director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, says the war on performance-enhancing drugs in sports cannot be won.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2012
  13. The NBA's banned performance enhancers

    Henry Abbott

    As TrueHoop digs into the issue of performance-enhancing drugs and the NBA, one of the most basic questions is: What substances are banned? The list was long even before growing in the 2011 NBA collective bargaining agreement. By the rules of that...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  14. The top signal callers in the NFL, plus Week 1 picks

    Bill Simmons

    With new rules, and a desire to deflect attention from head injuries, the NFL has handed the league to the guys under center.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  15. NBA Labor -- Players agree to more drug testing during summer

    NBA players have agreed to additional drug testing, adding offseason screening for performance-enhancing drugs only.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  16. Rose denies saying PEDs 'huge' problem

    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose Sunday denied an ESPN The Magazine report quoting him as saying that performance enhancing drugs are a "huge" problem in the NBA. Read the entire story....

    Blog | May 22, 2011