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Is the Steroid Scandal Good for Baseball?

Cassius Shuman | Posted 09.23.2013 | Sports
Cassius Shuman

Every time I hear news about the steroid scandal's impact on the game of Major League Baseball I cringe. I don't know why, but even after all of the revelations I still find it shocking.

Drugs, Sports, Loss of Innocence

David Macaray | Posted 09.20.2013 | Sports
David Macaray

What do Marion Jones (American Olympic track and field champion and disgraced drug-user) and Lance Armstrong (a once seven-time Tour de France winner and disgraced drug user) have in common? Neither of them ever failed a drug test.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Baseball: America's Game?

David Aronchick | Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

When I was a kid, baseball was America's game. My memories linger around visions of classic summertime Americana; hot dogs on the grill, cold beer (or in my case Coca-Cola), sweet apple pie, and Vin Scully on the call from Dodger Stadium.

I Love LIVESTRONG... and So Should You

Evan Handler | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Evan Handler

I am tired to the bone of the baseless and uninformed criticisms people continue to hurl toward the Livestrong Foundation, based on crimes Lance committed as a cyclist.

In Defense of the World Baseball Classic

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The WBC is far from perfect, but it is also a lot of fun for many people and an opportunity to highlight one of baseball's biggest accomplishments in recent years.

Five Questions for the 2013 Baseball Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is, among other things, a game of questions. As each new year begins there are significant questions facing baseball that address deeper issues facing the game.

Does Deer Antler Spray Actually Work?

Posted 02.01.2013 | Science

By: Marc Lallanilla, Assistant Editor Published: 02/01/2013 12:41 PM EST on LiveScience The carnival huckster of yesteryear, selling snake oil and ...

A New Voting System for the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This year the Baseball Writer's Association of America failed to elect anybody to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This was partially because some all time greats were linked to steroid use. The steroid issue, however, only partially explains why nobody was elected to the Hall of Fame.

UM Assistant Denies Link To PED Ring

Sun Sentinel | Michael Casagrande | Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami

CORAL GABLES -- Glue still stains the stucco wall of the Coral Gables office plaza where Biogenesis once operated. Just a few hundred yards across US...

REPORT: A-Rod, Other MLB Stars Linked To PEDs

Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

Once again, Major League Baseball has another performance-enhancing drug scandal on its hands. According to a damning report published on Tuesday morn...

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 ...

Daniel Day-Lewis Admits to Using Acting Steroids

Spencer Green | Posted 03.20.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a shocking revelation, two-time Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has admitted to using performance enhancing steroids throughout his career. "P...

WATCH: Marlon Wayans Lampoons Lance Armstrong

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

As the world reacts to Lance Armstrong's doping admission, comedian and actor Marlon Wayans says we shouldn't be so surprised by what happened. "I ...

Asthma and Arthritis Medications Are Drug Muggers

Suzy Cohen, R.Ph. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzy Cohen, R.Ph.

Corticosteroid treatment has been associated with many side effects. The most noted is increased loss of bone mineral density, causing a predisposition to osteoporosis.

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.

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.

AP REPORT: Steroids Loom In College Football

AP | MATT APUZZO, ADAM GOLDMAN and JACK GILLUM | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and punishments inconsistent, college football players are packing on significant weight – 30...