EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Wide receiver Wes Welker #83 of the Denver Broncos runs with the ball during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium against the Seattle Seahawks on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NFL, Union Agree To New Drug Policy, HGH Testing

The NFL says it has reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy, including the addition of human growth hormone testing.

97.1 The Ticket–09/17/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a Verizon keynote address at the 2013 International CES at The Venetian on January 8, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

In Memo, Union Tells NFL Players HGH Testing Close

The NFL Players Association “tentatively agreed” to let the league take 40 blood samples for HGH tests each week during the season, with a positive result drawing a four-game suspension, according to a memo the union sent players.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2013

SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 07: MLB commissioner Bud Selig announces Bryce Harper as the first overall pick to the Washington Nationals during the MLB First Year Player Draft on June 7, 2010 held in Studio 42 at the MLB Network in Secaucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

MLB To Introduce Random, Unannounced, In-Season HGH Testing

Major League Baseball is set to announce unprecedented measures against HGH (human growth hormone), reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2013

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HGH Testing Coming; NFL Says ‘Immediately,’ Union Says Not so fast

Two congressmen and the NFL say after a meeting with the players union that testing for human growth hormone will begin shortly, but the union is less committal.

97.1 The Ticket–10/14/2011

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Congress Tries To Hasten NFL’s Stalemated HGH-Testing Program

Congress is stepping up its efforts to push the NFL and its players toward an agreement on testing for human growth hormone.

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2011

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No HGH Testing This Season?

There will be no HGH testing at the start of the season, I’ve confirmed. But that’s not the big story about why the players and owners couldn’t reach an agreement on testing.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2011

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Gaps Remain After Union, League Meet On HGH Testing

The NFL and the players union remain at an impasse on HGH testing with just two weeks remaining before the season kicks off.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2011