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Hearing planned over Vikings' players

Updated: October 8, 2009, 6:58 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The House Energy and Commerce Committee plans to conduct a hearing next month on the case of two professional football players whose suspensions were blocked by a federal appeals court.

Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., is concerned that the legal issues raised in the case "could result in weaker performance-enhancing drugs policies for professional sports," the committee said in a statement issued Thursday to The Associated Press.

The committee provided the ...

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