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Baseball Steroids

Future HOF Voter: Bonds And Clemens Belong In Cooperstown

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

One year after no new members were admitted to the Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been selected ...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Steroids In Baseball A 'Major Problem' | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

Most Americans think that steroid use is a major problem in baseball, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted after reports that Major Leagu...

New PED Suspensions: The Timing Is Off

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

It seems weird that Major League Baseball may be about to levy widespread suspensions to star players suspected of using performing enhancing drugs (PEDs). The problem is that in the eyes of many fans such action is way too late.

Cheating in Sports: A Moving Target

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 03.16.2013 | Sports
Jose Antonio Tijerino

As disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong flirts with coming clean about steroids to Oprah and ostensibly all-time greats Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are shut out of the baseball Hall of Fame, the issue of "cheating" has become ubiquitous in sports.

Roger Clemens, the 21st Century Sports Fan, and Judgment in the Court of Public Opinion

Evan Winiker | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports
Evan Winiker

While the Rocket threw a heater like no one before, his lasting legacy won't be the pitches he tossed, but rather what he was or wasn't on while throwing them.

Pete Rose, the Player, Belongs in the Hall of Fame

Denny Dressman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Denny Dressman

End the contradiction that denies Pete Rose eligibility for Cooperstown for betting as a manager, yet allows Mark McGwire to return to baseball as a major league batting coach.

Pete Rose's Crown of Thorns

Bryant Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bryant Welch

America has much at stake in the way we treat Pete Rose. This is not because Pete Rose is innocent, but because he is guilty. In this respect, we are on trial, not Pete Rose.

Milestones in Baseball Under-Achievement Imperiled by Performance-Diminishing Substances

John Baxter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Baxter

A group of retired major leaguers has asked Congress to investigate allegations of rampant performance-diminishing drug use in Major League Baseball.

Bud Selig: Steroid Use 'Virtually Nonexistent'

New York Times | MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

“The use of steroids and amphetamines amongst today’s players has greatly subsided and is virtually nonexistent, as our testing results have shown...

Top 10 Sports Excesses Of The Decade

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

As the decadent city of Rome burned in 64 A.D., Nero fiddled. As the world of sports descended into decadence throughout the first decade of the 21st ...

The Antidote to Baseball's Steroids Scandal is Performance (Mostly)

Eric Dezenhall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Dezenhall

Baseball survives -- and thrives -- because fans want to see quasi-mutant athletes slamming home runs from Baltimore to Brazil, provided that steroid use isn't thrown in their faces.