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NFL steps back, says no agreement on new drug policy, HGH testing yet
NFL steps back, says no agreement on new drug policy, HGH testing yet

The long-awaited agreement on human-growth-hormone testing in the NFL … Turned out to be a false start. Hours after the NFL Players Assn. voted in favor of new testing rules, including for HGH, the NFL said the deal isn't done. "We have not yet reached an agreement with the union," league spokesman Greg Aiello said in an email. "There continue to be significant unresolved issues." Earlier Friday, the NFLPA announced in a news release that its board of representatives voted to approve new policies for both substances of abuse and performance-enhancing drugs. If approved, the proposed drug policy would allow for retroactive reduction of some...

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