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  1. Lawmaker: Despite progress, steroid law likely

    Baseball and other major U.S. professional leagues have made progress battling steroid use but not enough for Congress to back off on legislation, a key Republican lawmaker said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2005
  2. House passes bill to create U.S. boxing commission

    A House committee Wednesday approved separate bills that would set minimum steroid-testing rules and penalties for professional sports, and create a U.S. Boxing Commission.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2005
  3. House approves changes to Drug Free Sports Act

    Moving forward on trying to legislate steroid-testing policies for pro sports, a House Commerce and Energy subcommittee approved changes to a proposed bill Wednesday, including calling for two tests instead of one per athlete each year.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2005
  4. NFL bristles at Congress' bill targeting athletes

    On Tuesday, the Arizona Republican joined four members of the House Government Reform Committee -- which held that 11-hour hearing in March -- to introduce the Clean Sports Act of 2005.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2005
  5. The Combative Commissioner (and a theory)

    Henry Abbott

    NBA Commissioner David Stern and National Basketball Players Association Executive Director Billy Hunter were on Capitol Hill again Thursday, and took heat for the league's "pathetic" steroid testing policy. The politicians have a point. The league ...

    Blog | May 20, 2005
  6. NBA reveals plan for stricter policy at House hearing

    The NBA wants to kick players out of the league for a third failed steroid test and double the suspension for a first offense, commissioner David Stern told a House panel on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2005
  7. Selig, Tagliabue, Stern, Bettman called for hearing

    The commissioners of Major League Baseball, the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Soccer will testify next week at two days of congressional hearings about legislation calling for standard steroid testing across U.S. sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2005
  8. Stern on steroids: 'It's not a problem we think we have'

    Marc Stein

    Congress is examining the NBA's steroid testing policy, but it appears the league has little to hide.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2005
  9. Daily Quickie

    Baseball talks about stronger testing for steroids.

  10. 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
  11. The File: The doping in sports never stops, even after so many cr...

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael examines the doping cat-and-mouse game in sports, which continues despite high-profile crackdowns.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  12. With no action by baseball, steroids bill re-introduced

    To spur baseball and other sports to adopt tougher steroids policies, two senators are reintroducing legislation to standardize drug testing and penalties.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2005
  13. Reform committee drafting testing law for major sports

    The NBA's steroids policy was branded "pathetic" and "a joke" by lawmakers Thursday, and the head of a congressional panel said he will propose a law creating drug-testing standards for the four major pro leagues.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2005
  14. Players association confirms appearance

    Washington Wizards guard Juan Dixon will testify before a congressional committee looking into steroids in pro sports, the NBA players' union said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2005
  15. Congress continues hearings on steroids

    NBA commissioner David Stern will testify before Congress next week about his league's drug-testing policy, making him the third head of a major U.S. sport called before lawmakers investigating steroids.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2005
  16. Tagliabue, Upshaw appear; NBA up next

    The National Football League's steroids policy is tough, "but it's not perfect," the head of a congressional committee said Wednesday, adding that he hopes soon to introduce a bill governing drug testing across U.S. sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2005