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DULUTH, Ga. Brady Tkachuk Jersey . -- UFC president Dana White has dismissed Georges St-Pierres concerns about drug testing, calling them ridiculous and "a little kooky." White, speaking after Wednesday nights fight card at the Arena at Gwinnett Center outside of Atlanta, had harsh words for his former pay-per-view king who announced he was taking a hiatus from the sport after a controversial win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November. "What I heard is Georges St-Pierre is upset about some of the things I said at the (UFC 167) press conference and hes upset that I said that he didnt win the fight, that I thought Johny Hendricks won the fight," White said when asked about GSPs drug-testing comments earlier this week. "But if thats the case, call me man-to-man. Lets talk on the phone, lets sit down face-to-face. I talked to him after the fight face-to-face, he didnt say any of that to me. So the whole thing is a little weird." "Everything Georges St-Pierre says is a little kooky," White added. St-Pierre spoke his mind Tuesday in his native Montreal when asked by a reporter about the UFC not supporting him when he proposed drug testing in the weeks preceding the Hendricks fight. White said deals for such extra testing never come to fruition. "You see it in boxing all the time. One guy comes out and says I want to do extra drug testing because Im worried about this guy and I want to see whats going on. They never come to an agreement. This guy says I want to use this one, this guy says I want to use that one. "The Nevada State Athletic Commission is going to test them, OK?" The Nevada commission routinely tests all fighters on its cards for performance-enhancing and illegal street drugs. The commission also does random testing (heavyweight Alistair Overeem tested positive for elevated testosterone on a random test). The UFC boss also pointed out that St-Pierre asked for the extra tests to prove that he wasnt cheating, not because he thought Hendricks was taking anything. St-Pierre, he said, had been accused of cheating for years but had never tested positive for anything. White also defending the sports drug-testing policies, saying both heavyweight Josh Barnett and opponent Travis Browne were tested before their recent fight because of Barnetts drug history. "We paid for that drug testing. Also, for him (St-Pierre) to say were very lenient on drug testing, when we go out of the country and we regulate ourselves we test everybody on the card, not just the main event, not just the co-main event." White pointed to the Antonio (Bigfoot) Silva-Mark Hunt fight in Australia, where the UFC had tested Silva for testosterone levels. "So we tested him again after and his levels were through the roof and he got destroyed. Lost the win money that we gave him, lost the bonus money that we gave him, and obviously hes not getting an extra bonus. The guy got smashed, and hes suspended for a year. So if thats lenient on drugs I guess were lenient then. I mean, I dont even know what to say to it." White also dumped on St-Pierre for not reaching out with his complaints directly. "Ive been on planes, and doing all this stuff. Lorenzo (UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta) reached out to him and Lorenzo still hasnt heard from him yet. If Georges St-Pierre wants to talk like a man he can pick up the phone and call us or come see us face-to-face, but everything that he said is ridiculous." Craig Anderson Senators Jersey . The 23-year-old McNabb was an All-Star with the American Hockey Leagues Rochester Americans this season, posting seven goals and 22 assists in 38 games. In 12 games with the Sabres this season, McNabb has accumulated six penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating. He has scored one goal and seven assists in 37 career games with the Sabres, who originally selected him in the third round (66th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Craig Anderson Jersey . This game was inside. Adrian Peterson was missing. The stage was set for another step toward the playoffs.MOOSE JAW, Sask. -- A committee is calling on a Western Hockey League team in Saskatchewan to reconsider the use of its 1984 logo in 30th anniversary celebrations. The retro logo of the Moose Jaw Warriors shows an image of a First Nations person on a skate and waving an axe. The logo was criticized when it was rereleased in February, but detractors were from mainly outside the city. The debate was renewed last month when Cree recording artist Buffy Sainte-Marie visited Moose Jaw and said the logo had to go. Barb Frazer, chairwoman of the Moose Jaw Cultural Diversity Advisory Committee, says the group is recommending that the logo be retired. She also says the team should consult aboriginal people and groups for direction and advice. "Buffy Sainte-Marie came into town and I was a little bit embarrassed that it took a cultural icon to really get us to bring awareness to this," Frazer told city council Monday. "When she was here laast, she brought this up . Chris Tierney Jersey. .. that this was a stereotype, that this was a logo that had to go." Frazer said she has no problem with the current logo showing a chief wearing a headdress or with the teams name. City council agreed to send a letter to the team to express concerns. "This is certainly not a broad-sided attack on the Warriors," said Coun. Don Mitchell. "There is concern ... about a kind of caricature presentation of the Hollywood version of cowboys and Indians. That might have been acceptable in the 1980s, but its not a fair representation." The team has not been contacted by the advisory committee, so Mayor Deb Higgins decided to speak to the Warriors directly. Three city councillors voted against the motion to send the team a letter. They said the city should not get involved directly and suggested it should be the committee that sends a letter to the Warriors about its concerns. ' ' '
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