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HGH Positive Test: Is this a Game Changer?

By Bill Cody On February - 24 - 2010

ay's announcement that British Rugby player Terry Newton tested positive in November for HGH may be the biggest sports story to come out this week.

As a boxing scribe here at Bleacher Report, I have probably spent as much time writing and blogging about PED and HGH testing as I have about events in the ring for much of the last four months. It's been a hot topic since the debate that has raged over Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s demand for Olympic style drug testing in his match with Manny Pacquiao.

One of the reasons I have never taken "Money's" demand seriously is because for all of the talk about HGH testing by the World Anti-Doping Association, they had never, ever had a positive test in any Olympics since the 2004 games in Athens. 

But now they finally caught someone. 

I will say that in all the writing I have seen on the subject, the most common thread has dealt with the huge amount of ignorance on the subject.  This ignorance pervades despite the great Web Site that WADA has with answers to almost any question you could possibly have about the...

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