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  1. NFL centralizing steroid testing

    There have been some interesting, and hopefully beneficial, moves in recent weeks to address the issue of the NFL and steroids. The most in-depth stuff has come via T.J. Quinn and Michael O'Keefe in the New York Daily News. Much of their reporting ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2006
  2. Upshaw will listen if NFL testing tweaks proposed

    If the NFL's medical advisors propose changes to the league's steroid-testing program, Gene Upshaw is willing to cooperate.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2006
  3. Don't assume NFL is steroid free

    Tuesday's blog is going to be short as I'm on the road and have to hit the reporting trail early. I had a few ideas for blog subjects, but a line at the end of Rick Maese's superb column warning the NFL to step up its steroid testing got me thinking....

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2006
  4. Kick 'em all out of the Hall

    Jim Caple

    The Steroid Era has tainted all the records, stars and teams, so kick 'em all out of the Hall of Fame -- the Pro Football Hall.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2005
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. League following Olympics lead

    The NFL reportedly will ask the players' union to agree to stronger testing for steroids.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2005
  12. NFL has experienced what MLB is going through

    John Clayton

    Steroid use is a hot topic in baseball. The NFL went through the same debate more than a decade ago.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2002
  13. NFL, NFLPA ramp up negotiations to implement HGH testing

    Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter

    The NFL and the NFLPA have intensified negotiations to implement HGH testing for the first time in league history in addition to revamping its drug testing policy, per multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  14. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings takes PED rumors as complime...

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he takes PED accusations as a compliment.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  15. Steroids loom in major-college football, report says

    With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and punishments inconsistent, college football players are packing on significant weight -- 30 pounds or more in a single year, sometimes -- without drawing much attention from their schools or the NCAA in a sport t

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  16. Congress members, experts nudge NFL players union to get moving o...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Congress can't officially referee the chess game between the NFL and its players' union regarding the implementation of testing for human growth hormone, but some flags were thrown anyway during a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012