Players association confirms appearance

Updated: May 18, 2005, 10:23 AM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Washington Wizards guard Juan Dixon will testify before Congress on Thursday, the only athlete slated to appear when two House committees hold separate hearings on steroid use and testing in major pro sports.


Lawmakers on one panel already proposed a bill to govern drug-testing in sports; the leaders of the other plan to join Sen. John McCain in introducing legislation this week.

Dixon, who led Maryland to the 2002 NCAA title, was one of five NBA ...

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