NHL says Pound's claim has 'no basis in fact'
LONDON, Ontario -- NHL players and executives denied allegations by World Anti-Doping Agency president Dick Pound that as many as a third of the league's 700 players may take some form of performance-enhancing substances.
"I would respectfully suggest that Mr. Pound's comments have
absolutely no basis in fact," NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly
told The Canadian Press on Thursday. "I find it troubling, to say
the least, that he would find it necessary to comment on something
he has absolutely ...
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