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  1. House committee wary of loopholes

    The drug policy in the NHL's new labor deal was criticized for "loopholes" and "inadequate testing" by the heads of the congressional committee that grilled Mark McGwire and has proposed legislating steroid testing in pro sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2005
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Reform, commerce panels to consult over two bills

    Legislation that would set minimum steroid-testing rules and penalties for the four major U.S. professional sports was rubber-stamped Thursday by a House committee.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2005
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. NHL Gets It, MLB Not So Much

    Bud Selig as well as my boss's boss's boss's boss would have you believe that the game of baseball has never been healthier. Steroids have been eliminated for the most part, testing for hGh is on the way, and competitive imbalance isn't as awful as w...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  10. Are players tempted to use steroids?

    John Buccigross

    John Buccigross thinks the recent Bryan Berard news begs a bigger question: Are most players tempted to use steroids?

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2006
  11. Berard still eligible to play in NHL

    Bryan Berard tested positive for a banned substance, meaning he is not allowed to participate in international competition for two years.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2006
  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. Cycling given an extension due to storm

    The NBA and NHL were among six groups that turned over documents about their drug-testing policies to the congressional committee looking into steroids in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2005
  14. NBA, NHL, MLS, ATP among those queried

    The House Committee on Government reform has expanded its investigation of steroid use in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2005
  15. Current drug policy isn't strong enough

    Adam Proteau

    The NHL hasn't had to deal with a steroid scandal yet, which is exactly why mandatory testing should be in the next CBA.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2004