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3 years 3 weeks ago

NFL will conduct game day drug testing

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL is adding game-day testing for performance-enhancing substances - but not recreational drugs - this season under the new collective bargaining agreement. The league's senior VP of law and labor policy, Adolpho Birch, says Tuesday tests weren't conducted in the past on days there were...

3 years 4 weeks ago

NFL to test for HGH

WASHINGTON (AP) - NFL players have ratified a new, 10-year collective bargaining agreement, and two people familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press the contract allows the NFL to become the first major U.S. professional sports league to use blood testing for human growth hormone. The people spoke on...

3 years 1 month ago

Fans, pizza parlors are happy NFL is back

After 4 and a half months it looks like the NFL lockout has ended. On Monday the owners and players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement bringing football back to the field. Local fans couldn't be any happier. "Everyone loves football." says Shakir Mitchell, "Why would you end that...

3 years 6 months ago

NFL players and owners break off talks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Negotiations to prevent an NFL lockout took a grim turn Wednesday with the cancellation of the second day of a planned two-day bargaining session. There are just three weeks to go before the collective bargaining agreement expires on March 3. Neither the NFL nor the player's union...

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