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  1. New York Mets Emmanuel Garcia learned he had testicular cancer fr...

    Adam Rubin

    A positive steroids test alerted Mets' Emmanuel Garcia to a cancerous tumor.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  2. After finding little evidence of steroid abuse, four states are r...

    Shaun Assael

    In 2007, Texas voted to spend millions on a steroid testing program for high school sports. After finding little evidence of abuse, Texas like other states, is re-evaluating its policy.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  3. Hearing: Federal intervention in steroid issue is imminent

    Lester Munson

    A push from Congress on Wednesday for federal intervention into drug testing in major sports received exactly zero support from the commissioners and union executives who testified at a hearing, writes's Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2008
  4. 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
  5. League following Olympics lead

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

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2005
  6. Testing in March favors cheaters, critics say

    Baseball's new mandatory steroid testing plan appears to give cheating players every advantage they need to avoid detection while taking illegal performance-enhancing drugs, scientists and doping detectives say.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2003
  7. Players ask questions; owners wait for counteroffer

    Baseball players and owners discussed management's plan to test for steroids and other drugs during Thursday's negotiating session.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2002
  8. Tyson Gay set to return from one-year doping ban at Lausanne

    Former world champion Tyson Gay says he will return from his one-year ban for doping on July 3 at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  9. IOC using new steroid test on doping samples from 2006 Turin Game...

    Olympic officials are using a new steroid test to reanalyze frozen doping samples from the 2006 Winter Games in Turin to catch any drug cheats who avoided detection at the time.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  10. Ben Johnson promotes anti-doping campaign

    Disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson is the face of a new anti-doping campaign.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  11. 9 Turkish athletes banned for anabolic steroid use

    Nine Turkish track and field athletes have been banned for two years each after testing positive for anabolic steroids.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  12. 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
  13. IAAF -- Dwain Chambers running in London not a problem

    The president of athletics' governing body says he would have "no problem" if British sprinter Dwain Chambers competes at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2012
  14. Jordan swimmer Nazih Samer Mezayek suspended 2 years for doping

    Jordanian swimmer Nazih Samer Mezayek has been banned for two years after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  15. Ryan Braun's successful appeal highlighted a change in how player...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that when Ryan Braun won the appeal of his positive test for performance-enhancing drugs, it highlighted a much different opinion among players than it would have 10 or 20 years ago. Today, players want cheaters caught.

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  16. Gert Thys cleared after six-year doping case

    South African marathon runner Gert Thys has won his doping case, nearly six years after testing positive for a steroid when winning the Seoul International Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012