Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/30/12
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Five years ago, the sports world -- especially those baseball players who used performance-enhancing drugs -- braced for the release of the Mitchell Report. The dossier by former Sen. George Mitchell tagged all-time home run champ Barry Bonds, seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens and more than 80 other current and former players as drug cheats on Dec. 13, 2007. One of the many facets added to MLB's testing program since then is the annual report on Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Program, the most recent of which was released Friday by baseball's independent administrator. "I think we have made dramatic strides in terms of our drug program over the last five years," Rob Manfred, executive vice president at MLB, told FOXSports.com. "We are the only (professional U.S.) sport testing for HGH and we have been far more aggressive on stimulants than any other league. When entities like WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) have good things to say about you, you know your program ...
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