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HBT: Common sense prevails: the BBWAA will not be stripping Ryan Braun’s 2011 MVP award

There was a time in late 2011-early 2012 when several baseball writers were arguing that the Baseball Writers Association of America should re-vote the NL MVP award in light of Ryan Braun‘s positive drug test. That idea was fraught will all manner of problems and was never seriously considered by th Full story

PFT: D’Qwell Jackson to Josh Gordon: You’re running out of football lives

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon apologized for a variety of things on Monday, ranging from his two-game suspension for a positive drug test to partying with Cleveland’s least favorite son LeBron James, but apologies for past actions won’t change the ramifications that come with any future missteps. Full story

Sprinter Tyson Gay fails drug test

   The 30-year-old American sprinter said he will be pulling out of the world championships after failing a drug test for a banned substance.

Appeals court allows drug tests for some Florida state workers

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Florida Governor Rick Scott cannot require all state employees to take random drug tests and told the state to identify which government workers it believes should undergo periodic testing. Full story

A surprising invasion of privacy plan

   Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel discuss a written drug test proposal in Indiana and the false idea that equates welfare with color.

Should drug tests be required to receive unemployment benefits?

   Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., explains his proposal that in order to get unemployment benefits, those applying should have to pass a drug test first.

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  Florida father fights drug tests for state aid

A Florida father and Navy veteran is challenging a state law requiring drug tests for state assistance, saying the measure is an invasion of privacy and unconstitutional. WESH-TV’s Gail Paschall-Brown reports.

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