Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Michael Weiner speaks at a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011 in New York City. MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and Weiner announced a new five-year labor agreement between the MLB and the MLBPA.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Weiner: Steroids Shouldn’t Keep Players from Hall

Mark McGwire has fallen far short of earning enough votes for the Hall despite career statistics that would otherwise have made him a shoo-in.


Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens arrives for a hearing at US District Court in Washington, DC, on September 2, 2011. The hearing will decide whether the former Red Sox and Yankees pitcher should be retried after his original trial on perjury was declared a mistrial. Clemens is accused of one count of obstruction of Congress, three counts of making false statements and two counts of perjury, stemming from his 2008 testimony before Congress on the use of performance enhancing drugs. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB

Judge Urged to Bar Some Clemens’ Lawyers Arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial urged the judge Monday to bar Clemens’ lawyers from arguments they say will encourage jurors to nullify the law and acquit regardless of the […]


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Big Mac’s Comeback

“The one thing La Russa said about McGwire and I do think this is very true in my dealings with him before, he never really wanted to be a star, he was sort of the reluctant superstar”


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Hitting, Scoring Drop To Lowest In 2 Decades

It’s not only scoring that’s decreased. Many offensive measures dipped during the first three months of the regular season.



KERBER: Great Lessons in Vobora’s Fight

Now that you have a case where an athlete did everything the right way but still wound up on the wrong side of the issue, how many others have had it happen the same way?


George Hincapie of the United States raises his arms after winning the first Tour of Missouri bike race in St. Louis on September 16, 2007. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Ex-Teammate Hincapie Accuses Lance Armstrong of Doping

2007 Tour of Missouri winner tells “60 Minutes” he shared information with federal grand jury.


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Bonds Guilty of Obstruction of Justice

Bonds faces up to 10 years in prison on the obstruction conviction. Yet federal guidelines call for 15-21 months.


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One of Five Charges Tossed Out in Bonds Trial

Bonds admitted inadvertently taking designer steroids in 2003, but denied any use before then.


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Day of Reckoning as Players Detail Drug Use

Giambi said Anderson explained how the two designer steroids worked by raising both testosterone and epitestosterone and keeping the ratio roughly the same.




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