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Midnight Baseball Games in Anchorage, Alaska

Peter Greenberg | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

The Glacier Pilots is a college summer baseball team that has played for over 40 years. They've launched the careers of pro players like Mark McGwire, and the team has helped over 160 other players to go on to the Major Leagues as well.

Keith Olbermann Is Right Again: This Time About Barry Bonds and the Giants

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.24.2014 | Sports
Geoffrey Dunn

He tainted the game, and badly, and his presence anywhere near the Giants continues to taint the organization as well.

Barry Bonds Back With the Giants

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

When faced with a tough decision following MLB's celebration of the steroid-laden feats of Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire in 1998, Bonds made the wrong one. That reality cannot be ignored or changed, but it also should not be overstated. At a time when cheating was rampant and all but encouraged, Bonds cheated too.

Jack Morris, Mike Mussina and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Because of the BBWAA's failure to vote many players into the Hall of Fame in recent years, including none last year, this year's Hall of Fame Ballot has well over ten candidates who have solid to excellent Hall of Fame credentials.

When Winning Is a Crime

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lois Alter Mark

As team mom for both my kids' teams, I was constantly spouting lessons about success only being achieved by hard work and practice. But, as we watched big-name player after big-name player face accusations of PED use -- with few consequences -- I could see I was losing my audience.

Baseball, Steroids and Cowardice

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The PED issue, which has now dogged baseball for well over a decade, has been exacerbated by an appalling lack of courage on the part of nearly everybody involved. Cowardly denials, insincere apologies, failing to take responsibility and efforts to scapegoat individuals.

A Lifetime Ban for A-Rod Would Be Bad for Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Although A-Rod faces the loss of enormous amounts of money, whatever is left of his reputation and his livelihood, this story is only somewhat about him. It is also a reminder of what a complete, and neverending mess MLB, led Bud Selig, has made of the steroids issue.

Punishments Handed Down For Dodgers-DBacks Brawl

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — Major League Baseball came down hard on the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, handing out eight suspensions a...

Several Coaches Ejected After Brawl

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

-- Kirk Gibson and Mark McGwire gripped each other's tops and faced off nose to nose as the nasty brawl escalated. No, this wasn't 1989....

Retired MLB Slugger On Steroid Users: 'They Chose This'

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Retired Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas feels even better about his career after watching steroids-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Sammy ...

Are We Really Outraged By Steroid Use in Athletics?

Dan Treadway | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports
Dan Treadway

If we as a nation are truly upset and outraged by steroid use, why is our concern so targeted? NFL players frequently turn in positive drug tests and the sports media doesn't so much as flinch.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The cash-strapped Mets reached the inevitable conclusion that they had to jettison outfielder Jason Bay.

Broadcaster Joe Buck Discusses Charges of Nepotism, His Cancelled HBO Show, Why He Quit Twitter and Losing His Father

Graham Bensinger | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

Joe Buck reflects on his canceled HBO show, losing his voice in 2011, his reasons for quitting Twitter and gives his opinion on who holds the title of baseball's home run king.

Doubt and Doping: The Lance Armstrong Saga

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2012 | Sports
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

A struggle with doubt is, by necessity, a struggle with faith. In this chapter, that faith is in Lance Armstrong.

Lance Armstrong And The Way Of Fallen Idols

Christian Piatt | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

I wanted to believe what he had achieved was possible without doping. I wanted to believe that, if he could confront and conquer cancer, he could do nearly anything. I wanted to believe he was different.

Juicy Debate: Should Steroids Keep Players From Hall?

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 04.12.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Steroid use shouldn't keep baseball's best sluggers and pitchers out of the Hall of Fame, the head of the players' union said Wednesday....

Jordan Schultz

Behind The Scenes With Albert Pujols, Tony La Russa and Mark McGwire

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

The Huffington Post recently caught up with the St. Louis Cardinals, going all-access inside the clubhouse and in the dugout during their series with ...

Count on It: Barry Bonds Will Be Voted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Steve Kettmann | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports
Steve Kettmann

I am like a lot of fans of baseball in being sick, sick, sick of hearing about steroids and unlike most fans in having played a role myself in helping put the topic of steroids and baseball front and center in the national psyche.

Wrestlemania: Linda McMahon's Senate Campaign

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Some people want to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. I've got a better idea -- let's build a giant steel cage around Mexico.

Why Is Terrell Owens Being Black-Balled by the NFL and the Media?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

Let me start off by saying I'm not the biggest Terrell Owens fan in the world. But as sports fans and even journalists, we rarely get to see the "true" person.

Study: Growth Hormone Can Aid Athletic Performance

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Researchers are reporting the first scientific evidence that a hormone banned in sports can boost athletic performance. The improvem...

Loose Nukes

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Durst

Since you can't tell your nuclear players apart without a Nuclear Players Scorecard, here they are, with my official Threat Level grading.

Barry Bonds 'Proud' Of Mark McGwire, Still Not Ready To Retire

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Home run king Barry Bonds said he is "proud" of slugger Mark McGwire for returning to baseball as the St. Louis Cardinals' hitti...

Is Baseball a Fading Allegory for the Fading American Way of Life?

Robert Lipsyte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert Lipsyte

In this opening season of the Post-Steroid Era, I feel like a betrayed spouse determined to make the relationship work, struggling to balance experience against hope. Are my guys really clean now? If not, can I live with it?

News/PR Line Gets Blurrier

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Many of the thirty-thousand-plus journalists laid off in the past two years have signed on to corporate public relations gigs, further blurring the already-murky line between PR and news.