HGH

Test tubes are prepared for testing for human growth hormone (HGH) at the Doping Control Laboratory (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Players’ Union Reps To Vote On HGH Testing For ’14

Player representatives to the union will vote Friday to implement HGH testing for the 2014 NFL season.

09/12/2014

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Union Reps To Discuss NFL Drug Policy Again

Player representatives to the union will discuss the NFL’s latest drug policy proposal during a second conference call.

09/12/2014

NFL Contract Talks

AP Source: NFL Players Union Could Vote On Drug Policy Changes

The 32 player representatives to the union could vote Tuesday on changes to the NFL’s drug policy that potentially could implement HGH testing.

09/09/2014

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NFL, Players’ Union Talking Drug Policy

The NFL and the players’ union are meeting Monday to discuss the league’s drug policies. Both sides are considering potential changes to the policies and to discipline for players who violate them.

09/08/2014

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Study: Teen Use Of Growth Hormone Is On The Rise

There’s a disturbing uptick in the number of teens using human growth hormones a new study says.

07/23/2014

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Former Coach Facing Ban Sues Tyson Gay

Track coach Jon Drummond is suing athlete Tyson Gay, saying that he is facing a lifetime ban over doping charges from the same organization that pursued Lance Armstrong.

05/23/2014

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Arlington Police Officer Accused Of Giving Drug Dealer Confidential Information

Federal investigators say a 17-year veteran of the Arlington Police Department provided confidential information to a known drug dealer.

06/12/2013

NBA Labor Negotiations Continue As Deadline Looms

Stern Thinks NBA Will Test For HGH Next Season

David Stern is optimistic that blood testing for Human Growth Hormone will be added to the league’s testing policy in time for the 2013-14 NBA season

02/06/2013

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center on February 4, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Goodell Says Agreement Close On HGH Testing

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes there will be an agreement soon with the players’ union for testing for human growth hormone.

02/01/2013

Test tubes are prepared for testing for human growth hormone (HGH) at the Doping Control Laboratory (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Seasons Since NFL Agreement, Still No HGH Tests

HGH is a banned performance-enhancing drug that is hard to detect and has been linked to health problems such as diabetes, cardiac dysfunction and arthritis.

01/31/2013

Texas Rangers v New York Yankees

Rangers’ Cruz Allegedly Purchased PEDs From Miami Clinic

According to a report in the Miami New Times, Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz allegedly purchased PEDs from a Miami clinic whose core business was selling human growth hormone, testosterone and anabolic steroids.

01/29/2013

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MLB To Expand Blood Testing For HGH

Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and will step up efforts to track the use of artificial testosterone.

01/10/2013

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