NFL will administer game-day drug tests

Updated: August 9, 2011, 6:56 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- 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 vice president of law and labor policy, Adolpho Birch, said Tuesday on a conference call with reporters that tests weren't conducted in the past on days there were games "because of logistical issues involved, much more so than any philosophical issues."

Birch, who oversees the NFL's drug ...

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