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Steroids in Baseball

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

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports
Geoffrey Dunn

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

The Next Round of Hall of Fame Managers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The election to the Hall of Fame of Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre, the third, fourth and fifth winningest managers in major league history, has created some controversy because all of them managed steroid users and either were sufficiently not in control of their teams not to notice, or turned a blind eye those activities.

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 Is Boring

Andrew Nackerud | Posted 11.25.2013 | Sports
Andrew Nackerud

It's time to re-evaluate America's beloved sport and the way it's played. These players should not be punished; they should be applauded and revered for trying to make baseball watchable.

Suspensions for Drug Use, Banned for Life for Gambling? What Kind of Message Is Baseball Sending?

David Fagin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports
David Fagin

I'll leave it to the pundits to sort out, but there's definitely something wrong when the defense of the integrity of the game played and cherished by millions for over a century comes down to one man and his personal opinions on an individual player.

Is America's Pastime Dying a Slow Death?

Joey Spitz | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports
Joey Spitz

The truth of the matter is that baseball, though destined to remain a touchstone of American history, will continue to be marginalized in a culture of instant gratification.

Melky: Nothing's Been Told To Me

AP | By JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera said Wednesday he hasn't been told by Major League Baseball whether he will face a...

Drugs in Baseball: It's All About the Numbers

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

"Performance-enhancing" or "History-erasing"? ...

Braun's Chance for Real Brawn

Adam Resnick | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Adam Resnick

For those of us who are fans of Ryan Braun, we hope that this will not define him. But if he is not honest with the world about what he did and why, and, most importantly, honest with himself, then his legacy is already set.

Emily Swanson

Poll: Steroids In Baseball A 'Major Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

MLB Won't Get Healthy Until Selig Gets Tough: Baseball's Fungible Steroids Rules

Brian Ross | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports
Brian Ross

MLB is held hostage to their fear of another 1994 strike that cripples the game. Everything, then, is done to appease the Players' Association, and keep the peace.

MLB Continues Digging for Dirt

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The lawyer who helped overturn Ryan Braun's drug suspension last year has been added to Alex Rodriguez's legal team. David Cornwell ...

Column: Bud Selig Finally Takes Stand In Steroid Fight

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

If you believed Ryan Braun's first alibi – and a lot of Milwaukee baseball fans did – then maybe his tale about showing up in the records ...

Do MLB Players Deserve Suspension or Drug Rehab?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports
Stephanie R. Caudle

Could this be the worst doping scandal in sports history? Quite possibly. Do I believe more suspensions are on the way? Definitely.

Professionals Need the Same Standards as Amateurs: A Division-1 College Baseball Player Speaks Out

Nicholas Friar | Posted 07.15.2013 | Sports
Nicholas Friar

The NCAA preaches ethics to its athletes because they are sending the message that the sport you play is greater than any individual, and that we are expected to maintain integrity for the game.

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.

Pete Rose: 'If I Had Taken Steroids, I Would Have Had 5,000 Hits'

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Pete Rose, baseball's all-time hit king with 4,256 career hits, came by HuffPost Live Thursday to talk about baseball's Hall of Fame vote, his new rea...

MLB Steps Up Drug Testing

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect a...

Baseball Hall of Fame 2013: For Mercy's Sake, Put Barry Bonds In

Eric Marmon | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports
Eric Marmon

Baseball made this bed a long time ago. The sooner they get in between the itchy sheets, the sooner the morning sun will rise again.

Sluggers on Steroids and the Hall Of Fame

Richard Greener | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports
Richard Greener

When it comes to the Hall of Fame, let everyone in or keep them out based on what they did between the lines. Forget about what they did in the bathroom.

What Are the Fantasy Baseball Implications of Melky Cabrera's and Bartolo Colon's Steroid Suspensions?

Lisa Swan | Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports
Lisa Swan

If you see that an MLB player in fantasy baseball is showing numbers that are significantly better than they have done in their career, or seem too good for their age, you should brace yourself for the possibility that the numbers could be chemically enhanced.

Why Is The Bay Area Ground Zero For Steroids In Baseball?

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 08.25.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy becomes uneasy each time he is called to the bathroom for a random drug test, even though he's c...

Seventh Inning Stretch in the Trial of Roger Clemens

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 08.05.2012 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The perjury case against Roger Clemens for lying to Congress in 2008 has entered its seventh week; the prosecution having rested after calling 24 witnesses. Most murder trials don't take this long.

Ex-Trainer: First Gave Clemens Steroids In 1998

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

By JOSEPH WHITE, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Speaking softly, nervously and in detail, Brian McNamee testified about the life-changing moment wh...

The Most Infamous Baseball Scandals Ever

Posted 05.02.2012 | Sports

The trial of former star pitcher Roger Clemens on charges that he lied to Congress when he denied taking steroids and human growth hormone is just the...