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  • Gibbons must sit for 15 days

    Gibbons must sit for 15 days
    Major League Baseball yesterday suspended Orioles outfielder and Kansas City Royals outfielder Jose Guillen 15 days each for violating the league's toughened substance-abuse prevention program, though neither failed a league-initiated drug test. Gibbons,...
  • Gibbons' admission of hGH use smacks of hypocrisy

    Presumably, any day now George Mitchell will release a scathing report on steroids in baseball that will either eternally restore our faith in the national pastime or shock us all into moving to Ottawa and becoming NHL fans. But there's a slight problem...
  • Miguel Tejada timeline

    Key dates in Miguel Tejada's tumultuous four-year tenure with the Orioles. Dec. 14, 2003 -- Tejada, a former American League Most Valuable Player with the Oakland Athletics, signs a six-year, $72 million deal with the Orioles, who are desperate to add...
  • Knee-jerk reactions to the Mitchell Report

    Knee-jerking 20 times over the Mitchell Report: 1. Today was to be baseball's stern reckoning with its past. I don't have a sense of closure, though. While it feels a bit like well-choreographed theater today, I suspect history will look back on this day...
  • Steroid timeline

    November 1988Distribution and possession of anabolic steroids becomes a crime in the United States. June 1991Commissioner Fay Vincent issues a memo adding steroids to baseball's list of banned substances. August 1998Reporters spy a jar of...
  • Players aren't surprised by Sammy Sosa steroid allegation

    No one in the Cubs and White Sox clubhouses expressed surprise at the allegation Tuesday that Sammy Sosa tested positive for steroids in 2003, including his fellow Dominicans and Frank Thomas, who watched Sosa grow from a skinny South Side teammate to a...
  • Report says Sammy Sosa tested positive in 2003

    Report says Sammy Sosa tested positive in 2003
    A New York Times report that Sammy Sosa tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 reverberated through the White Sox and Cubs clubhouses before Tuesday's postponed opener of the City Series. Cubs general manager Jim Hendry, who was Sosa's...
  • Report: Sammy Sosa Failed Drug Test in 2003

    Report: Sammy Sosa Failed Drug Test in 2003
    NEW YORK -- Sammy Sosa became the latest in a string of baseball stars implicated in the sport's steroids scandal of the past decade when The New York Times reported that he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003. The Times said Sosa is...
  • Mariners Lose 4-2 to Yankees

    Mariners Lose 4-2 to Yankees
    Alex Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer, Andy Pettitte pitched seven strong innings and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Johnny Damon and Melky Cabrera also went deep for the...
  • Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade

    Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade
    Did the past decade really go by this fast? Wasn't it just yesterday when the parade celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl victory rolled through downtown with 200,000 packed in along the route? Maybe it just seems like it because the Ravens teased us last...
  • Mark McGwire Comes Clean About Steroid Use

    Mark McGwire Comes Clean About Steroid Use
    NEW YORK -- Sobbing and sniffling, Mark McGwire finally answered the steroid question. Ending more than a decade of denials and evasion, McGwire admitted Monday what many had suspected for so long - that steroids and human growth hormone helped make...