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Steroid Era

Former Pitcher: PEDs Made MLB 'More Entertaining'

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — John Rocker is still making noise, a decade after the disgraced pitcher last played in the big leagues. Rocker told ...

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.

Jim Parque, Former White Sox Pitcher, Confesses Using Human Growth Hormone

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jim Parque, a former pitcher for the White Sox and Tampa Bay, says he used human growth hormone "about six times" after he was cut by ...

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 16: Rick Telander vs. the Sportswriters

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander talks about how Japanese baseball writers spoiled his attempt to prompt a serious talk about voting Steroid Era players into the Hall of Fame.

Baseball Writers: No New Guidelines For Steroid Era Hall Of Fame Candidates

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — When it comes to the electing players to the Baseball Hall of Fame, no new guidelines are needed to deal with the so-called Steroid Er...

A-Fraud? Nah, He's as Real as His Tan

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

When I first made my way into Major League clubhouses in 2003, it was easy to see the effects of performance-enhancing drugs. Most reporters suspected guys were on something, but hey, there were games to cover.