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Up is down and down is up for the SEC in Week 4

Up is down and down is up for the SEC in Week 4

Even though our Cats were off for the week, there was plenty of excitement in the SEC in week 4. Here's your recap. Editor’s note: I will be referring to all teams by their new AP Top 25 ranking, which was released Sunday, September 21 5 Auburn @ 25 Kansas State Auburn…

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Florida Defensive End Jason Strowbridge Commits to Kentucky

Florida Defensive End Jason Strowbridge Commits to Kentucky

Florida defensive end Jason Strowbridge has committed to Kentucky, he announced via Twitter on Saturday. The Deerfield Beach resident picked the Wildcats over Miami, Louisville, N.C. State, North Carolina and Tennessee. He had also received offers from Alabama, Florida, Nebraska and others. The 6'4", 247 lbs. lineman has great size and is considered a four-star…

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Minnesota Timberwolves Offer Eric Bledsoe a Max Contract

Minnesota Timberwolves Offer Eric Bledsoe a Max Contract

Eric Bledsoe is now the third former Kentucky Wildcat from the 2009-10 team to be offered a max contract in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered Bledsoe a max four-year, $63 million contract, according to a report by ESPN. Because of cap restrictions, the only way for the Timberwolves to acquire Bledsoe would be…

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Kentucky Wildcats Football Recruiting Update

Kentucky Wildcats Football Recruiting Update

As the season beats on, we continue to move through some of the slowest periods of football recruiting throughout the season.  Coaches are primarily focused on game prep and getting the players on campus better, while still keeping in contact and recruiting as much as they can, but let's face it, there's…

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Big Blue Madness tent record broken; Update on vouchers

Big Blue Madness tent record broken; Update on vouchers

Last year’s all-time Big Blue Madness campout record has been broken with an estimated 760 tents set up as of Friday at 9 a.m. ET. The 2013 campout held the record previously with 755 tents. With the record number of tents on site, UK Athletics staff will make any new campers aware of the likelihood…

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The Redemption of Demarco Robinson

The Redemption of Demarco Robinson

Photo by Jason Marcum It's fair to say that this season, Demarco Robinson is kind of the forgotten man.  After a turbulent end of the season last year and offseason, it was unclear if Demarco would even be on the team come this fall. Then you factor in…

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Kentucky Wildcats Announce Blue-White Scrimmage Ticket Info

Kentucky Wildcats Announce Blue-White Scrimmage Ticket Info

Tickets for the men's basketball Blue-White scrimmage go on sale beginning Monday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. ET. The annual Blue-White scrimmage is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27 in Rupp Arena at 7:00 p.m. ET. Tickets will be available online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. Fans can also obtain tickets via the…

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Gametime for Kentucky Wildcats vs. South Carolina announced

Gametime for Kentucky Wildcats vs. South Carolina announced

  The Kentucky Wildcats will host the South Carolina Gamecocks on ESPN Saturday Night Football in Week 6 of the 2014 college football season. (more…)

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Jacob Tamme gets game-tying TD; Sends Broncos and Seahawks to OT (video)

Jacob Tamme gets game-tying TD; Sends Broncos and Seahawks to OT (video)

The Denver Broncos trailed the Seattle Seahawks 17-3 in the second half of their Super bowl rematch in Week 3, but a furious rally by Denver tied the game late. (more…)

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Florida State, Oregon, Alabama remain atop new College Football Top 25 Poll

Florida State, Oregon, Alabama remain atop new College Football Top 25 Poll

Following a Week 4 full of big upsets and bigger comeback-wins, the latest college football top-25 poll is out. Both the AP and Coaches' polls have been updated, and the top 2 remains the same in both polls. Both the florida Ste Seminoles and Oregon Ducks needed late touchdowns to avoid upset-bids by Clemson and…

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NFL Sunday Week 3: TV Info, Weather Reports, Live Stream Options, Odds and more

NFL Sunday Week 3: TV Info, Weather Reports, Live Stream Options, Odds and more

NFL Week 3 is here, and a full slate of Sunday games is just hours away. Here is the TV schedule and odds (via OddsShark) for Week 3. Sunday, Sept. 21 TIME (ET) TV Odds San Diego at Buffalo 1:00 PM CBS Pick 'Em Dallas at St. Louis 1:00 PM FOX DAL (-1.5) Washington at Philadelphia…

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Arizona Wildcats’ Hail Mary caps 36-point comeback win over Cal (video)

Arizona Wildcats’ Hail Mary caps 36-point comeback win over Cal (video)

Anu Solomon hit Austin Hill on a 47-yard Hail Mary on the game's final play and Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter to pull off an improbable 49-45 win over California Saturday night. (more…)

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Isaiah Briscoe Raves About Kentucky In-Home Visit

Isaiah Briscoe Raves About Kentucky In-Home Visit

Kentucky may be one of the newcomers to Isaiah Briscoe's recruitment, but it's not taking long for the coaching staff to make an impression. The Wildcats conducted an in-home visit with Briscoe on Thursday - something the five-star guard described as a dream come true. “[Calipari], Coach Payne and Slice sitting in my living room…

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2015 5-Star PG Isaiah Briscoe Open to Idea of Playing with Tyler Ulis

2015 5-Star PG Isaiah Briscoe Open to Idea of Playing with Tyler Ulis

While he is one of the top players in the class of 2015, the news that Kentucky was now recruiting five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe came as a bit of a surprise. There was little mention of Briscoe previously as the Cats's coaching staff honed in on the likes of Malik Newman and Antonio Blakeney. Then…

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5-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Decommits from Louisville Cardinals

5-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Decommits from Louisville Cardinals

Louisville's No. 1 ranked recruiting class took a big hit on Monday as five-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he was re-opening his recruitment - just 11 days after he originally committed to the Cardinals. https://twitter.com/blakeney96/status/511699929975508993 The 6'4" scorer from Orlando, FL says he realized that he had rushed into making…

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2015 G Eric Davis Will Announce Commitment on September 16

2015 G Eric Davis Will Announce Commitment on September 16

2015 guard Eric Davis will announce his commitment on September 16 at his high school in Saginaw, Michigan, the school's basketball program announced via Twitter on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/SAHBBteam/status/509516457005547520 His finalists include Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, N.C. State, Texas, Louisiana State and UNLV. Kentucky is the only school on the list who has not yet offered,…

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The Battle for Skal Labissiere Begins

The Battle for Skal Labissiere Begins

2015 5-star  Skal Labissiere has announced the rest of his official visits. after visiting North Carolina this past weekend. (more…)

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Kentucky Basketball Now Recruiting 2015 G Isaiah Briscoe

Kentucky Basketball Now Recruiting 2015 G Isaiah Briscoe

With Antonio Blakeney off the board to Louisville, Kentucky is now getting re-involved with 2015 five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe. “Kentucky has gotten involved with Isaiah again and he is excited to visit with the staff,” his high school coach Dave Boff told SNY.tv. While he has not yet received a confirmed offer from Kentucky, John…

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NFL Week 3 Early Game Inactives

NFL Week 3 Early Game Inactives

The key players that are ACTIVE are Bengals WR AJ Green, Redskins WR Desean Jackson and Browns TE Jordan Cameron. The key INACTIVE players include Texans RB Arian Foster, Ravens RB Bernard Pierce and Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew. Here's the full list of early-game inactive players. (more…)

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NFL Week 3 Injury Report; Jamaal Charles could go; Arian Foster likely out vs Giants

NFL Week 3 Injury Report; Jamaal Charles could go; Arian Foster likely out vs Giants

The biggest name on the injury report heading into NFL Sunday Week 3 is Houston Texans All-Pro Arian Foster. Dealing with a hamstring issue, Foster isn't expected to play against the New York Giants. Foster was limited in practice majority of the week with his hamstring injury and this will put the Texans offense leaning…

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Saturday College Football and Sunday NFL TV Info, Online Stream and more

Saturday College Football and Sunday NFL TV Info, Online Stream and more

The weeknd is here, and so too is a loaded slate of college football, followed by a full NFL Sunday. (more…)

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Devin Hester sets NFL record for return scores vs Buccaneers (video)

Devin Hester sets NFL record for return scores vs Buccaneers (video)

The all-time record for touchdowns via kickoff and punt returns now belongs to Devin Hester. The the receiver got most of those in his days with the Chicago Bears, Hester broke the record Thursday night while playing for the Atlanta Falcons. Hester caught a punt in the 2nd quarter of their matchup with the Tampa…

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Bobby Rainey will start over Doug Martin vs. Falcons; Martin likely out

Bobby Rainey will start over Doug Martin vs. Falcons; Martin likely out

One of the biggest revelations of the 2014 NFL Season has been the play of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey. In turn, one of the biggest disappointments has been Doug Martin, who was expected to be Tampa's No. 1 RB, but has to take that job. (more…)

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NFL Week 3 TV Info, Online Streams, Odds, Point Spreads and more

NFL Week 3 TV Info, Online Streams, Odds, Point Spreads and more

NFL week 3 opens Thursday night with the Atlanta Falcons hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Here is the TV schedule and odds (via OddsShark) for Week 3. (more…)

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Big Blue Onion News

“Sources”, the real Illuminati

“Sources”, the real Illuminati

"Sources have indicated that Kentucky Sports Connection is the greatest UK site ever." "Sources."  "Sources." "Sources." Chances are if you follow sports very closely, you have heard the phrase "sources say" or "sources have indicated."  But who really are these "sources," and what are they really saying? Big Blue Onion investigated. ------------ It's dark in…

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John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

John Calipari has Pat Forde come check out his new mattress

Photo(shop) credit: Dan Bodner "You made your bed, now lay in it," were the words for the incomparable Pat Forde back last March after UK was coming off their humiliating defeat at the hands of lowly South Carolina. Well, Cal did just that, and just last week he went out and…

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Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Pesky Journalists Unhappy with Cal’s New Contract Structure

Yesterday, it was announced that Kentucky had inked John Calipari to a deal that extended his current contract through 2021.  The deal also made Coach Cal the highest paid coach of a public institution in the country, second only to Duke's Coach K. Perhaps one of the biggest changes to the contract though, other than…

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Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Report: Youth League Basketball Team has Reached out to John Calipari

Could John Calipari be headed back home to Pennsylvania? According to a source close to BBO, the Moon Township Dolphins have made John Calipari their top head coaching target after previous head coach Ned Rogers found himself imprisoned following a relapse into alcoholism. The Dolphins are situated in the K-2nd grade league of the Hooptown…

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Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Cal One Step Closer to Becoming Wolverine

Earlier this Spring, Coach Calipari had what was deemed to be a "simple" procedure done to replace his hip.  The surgery went fine, and Cal is now in good health and recovering just fine. But it's what you don't know about the surgery that might shock you. You see, this isn't the first hip that…

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What is the Big Blue Onion?

What is the Big Blue Onion?

This is an interesting new site where we will talk about and possibly make up crazy stories, discuss odd news, and give you weird news surrounding the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Kentucky Sports Connection News

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

The Kentucky Sports Connection Radio Show – Launching Soon…

As some of you may have read in my behind the scenes post a couple weeks ago, Kentucky Sports Connection is getting a radio show. That's right, we will be going on air, giving you great UK sports news, information, predictions, thoughts, opinions, expectations and a whole lot more.  It's going to be a blast…

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Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Zokee Contest – Give the UK Basketball Team a Nickname

Check out the contest below on our Facebook Page. Click on the Likes & Comments section at the bottom to be directed to the comments section where you too can enter the contest and give this year's UK Basketball Team a great Nickname. Post by Kentucky Sports Connection.

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KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

KSC & Zokee Partner Up For Contest Give-Aways & Free Shipping on Gameday!

Zokee  has given us the unique opportunity to partner with them to help provide all of Big Blue Nation a really great place to get all Kentucky Wildcats Merchandise online through their store.  Zokee is really on top of their game in the way they help UK fans get the greatest gear at blazing speeds. They offer…

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What is going on behind the scenes at Kentucky Sports Connection?

What is going on behind the scenes at Kentucky Sports Connection?

I'm sure that you've thought to yourself, "I wonder what's going on behind the scenes over at Kentucky Sports Connection," maybe not, but what the heck we'd like to give you some updates on all our hard work this summer anyway.  This summer we've had lots of great opportunities, conversations, new partners and much much…

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#BBN, Subscribe to the KSC Monthly Newsletter

#BBN, Subscribe to the KSC Monthly Newsletter

Kentucky Sports Connection will be doing a monthly newsletter starting at the end of August/beginning of September.  The newsletter will help you keep up to date on everything happening with our website, plus all the great Kentucky Sports news happening in Big Blue Nation.  We look forward to bringing you our great content a different…

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Help Wanted: Cover Kentucky Wildcats on KSC Network; NFL and NBA too

Help Wanted: Cover Kentucky Wildcats on KSC Network; NFL and NBA too

Are you passionate about Kentucky Sports? Would you like an avenue to voice your opinion? Are you willing to be a consistent blogger and have your articles published on one of the Kentucky Sports Connection websites? If so, we're looking for experienced, passionate sports bloggers to publish quality articles on the kysportsconnection.com site, or on our…

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LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell embarrass Panthers (GIF)

LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell embarrass Panthers (GIF)

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Pittsburgh Steelers ran over, around and through the Carolina Panthers defense in a 37-19 victory on NBC Sunday Night Football to cap off NFL Sunday Week 3 (more…)

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Alabama scores on first play vs Florida thanks to Kenyan Drake (GIF)

Alabama scores on first play vs Florida thanks to Kenyan Drake (GIF)

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Though listed as a running back, Alabama's Kenyan Drake cannot be covered in the open field by a linebacker. On The Crimson Tide's  first play from scrimmage against the Florida Gators, Alabama ran a slant-and-go with with a linebacker trying to cover Drake one-on-one. Quarterback Blake Sims threw a perfect bomb and Drake went 87-yards for the Crimson Tide’s…

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John Cena hangs out with Kentucky Wildcats

John Cena hangs out with Kentucky Wildcats

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stars attract other stars, and the Kentucky Wildcats routinely attract some of the biggest sports, movie and TV stars. (more…)

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Michael Brewer recovers fumble and score to put VA Tech ahead (video)

Michael Brewer recovers fumble and score to put VA Tech ahead (video)

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets matchup has been a comedy of errors. Ironically, one big error could end up deciding the game's outcome. (more…)

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Big Blue Madness Tickets Sellout With Ease

Big Blue Madness Tickets Sellout With Ease

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Once again, Kentucky fans have demonstrated their insatiable appetite for basketball. All tickets to the 2014 Big Blue Madness were snapped up in the first 30 minutes of availability Saturday morning. Thousands of fans were present at UK's Memorial Coliseum ticket office Saturday at 7 a.m. when the distribution of free tickets began. Others obtained…

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Jameis Winston Suspended by Florida State Seminoles vs Clemson Tigers

Jameis Winston Suspended by Florida State Seminoles vs Clemson Tigers

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
UPDATE Jameis Winston will not play against Clemson on Saturday. (more…)

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Report: Rex Chapman arrested for selling stolen Apple goods

Report: Rex Chapman arrested for selling stolen Apple goods

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Former Kentucky Wildcats star and Phoenix Suns guard Rex Chapman is in trouble with the law. (more…)

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Limited Big Blue Madness Tickets Available Online Saturday Morning

Limited Big Blue Madness Tickets Available Online Saturday Morning

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
At this time, all available control cards and wristbands have been issued on site at the Big Blue Madness Campout. Fans with control cards and wristbands will start lining up for Saturday morning’s ticket distribution between 5-6 a.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 20. Only fans with both a control card and a wristband will receive…

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No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball team beats Lipscomb (video)

No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball team beats Lipscomb (video)

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
The No. 15 Kentucky volleyball team made the necessary adjustments to defeat Lipscomb, 3-1 (21-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-17)after a first set loss Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum. “Lipscomb is a good team,” UK head coach Craig Skinner said. “We knew that coming in and they hit .500 in set one. They run a style…

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Tyler Lockett drops ball in endzone , leads to INT and shirtless, confused fan (video)

Tyler Lockett drops ball in endzone , leads to INT and shirtless, confused fan (video)

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Auburn vs. Kansas State game has been very ugly thus far, highlighted by these two videos. Tyler Lockett drops ball in endzone , leads to interception https://t.co/mJKXi0JFqM — gifdsports (@gifdsports) September 18, 2014   Shirtless confused K-State Bro https://t.co/CtjdyHsZLA — gifdsports (@gifdsports) September 18, 2014 Both teams have been terrible in the first half…

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Kentucky Wildcats Gives Back to Local Schools

Kentucky Wildcats Gives Back to Local Schools

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Kentucky Wildcats basketball team packed up lunches for its annual God’s Pantry Backpack Program and delivered them to three local elementary schools Thursday morning. John Robic, Aaron Harrison, Alex Poythress, Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins stopped by Cassidy Elementary to read and speak to students after delivering the meals. . Want to continue…

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Kentucky Wildcats Basketball TV and Times Finalized

Kentucky Wildcats Basketball TV and Times Finalized

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The remainder of the Kentucky men’s basketball start times and TV info are complete, leaving the Wildcats with 32 nationally televised contests this year on either the SEC Network, ESPN’s family of networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU) or CBS. UK’s games against Grand Canyon (Nov. 14 at, 8 p.m.), Montana State (Nov. 23 at, 6 p.m.),…

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Kentucky Wildcats win CoSIDA Awards

Kentucky Wildcats win CoSIDA Awards

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The University of Kentucky multimedia and media relations departments earned three national awards in 2013-14, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America in its 2014 annual report released on Wednesday afternoon. Creative Director Kim Troxall, and Associate Media Relations Director, Susan Lax earned fourth place nationally for their 204-page women’s basketball…

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John Calipari Says the Harrison Twins Have Slimmed Down Considerably

John Calipari Says the Harrison Twins Have Slimmed Down Considerably

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Although the Harrison twins obviously played well during their freshman seasons, Andrew and Aaron have reportedly made huge strides this off-season in their conditioning. Kentucky head coach John Calipari took to Twitter on Wednesday to rave about the work his team has put in and specifically the progress the twins have made. https://twitter.com/UKCoachCalipari/status/512346986209505280 Calipari stated…

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NFL and NFLPA agree to changes on Drug Policy; Wes Welker reinstated

NFL and NFLPA agree to changes on Drug Policy; Wes Welker reinstated

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
The NFL and NFL Players Association have reached agreement on wide-ranging improvements to their policy on performance enhancing substances that include the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone within the next few weeks. The NFL and NFLPA are nearing an agreement on changes to the…

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