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  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • Canseco extols 'safe' steroids

    In his new book, which hit stores yesterday, Jose Canseco not only names baseball players he says used steroids, but he also mounts a zealous and controversial defense of the drugs' alleged dramatic benefits, offering Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada as...
  • Body language can translate into tale that's not intended

    Rafael Palmeiro sent up an unmistakable red flag about steroid use on March 17, at least in the mind of John Boe, a California body-language expert. That's when the Orioles first baseman testified before a congressional committee and denied ever using...
  • Palmeiro to return without a word

    Rafael Palmeiro's 10-day, steroids--related suspension ends today, and he now faces an uncertain - and potentially harrowing - adjustment as he rejoins the Orioles and faces baseball fans to whom he has provided an incomplete explanation. Palmeiro, who...
  • Silence speaks volumes in age of lost innocence

    THE GREAT THING about being innocent is that you never have to make up a story to prove it. The great thing about being innocent is that you don't need a lawyer sitting next to you whispering in your ear while you answer questions for congressmen or...
  • Fans can make a stand -- by sitting at home

    SO, Rafael Palmeiro is still lawyering up. Fine. He spent the last nine days of his 10-day steroid suspension in silence and solitude. If it's good enough for him, it should be good enough for you, Orioles fans. Wondering what to do tonight, the...
  • Congress expects Palmeiro drug test records this week

    WASHINGTON - A House committee chairman said yesterday he expects to have all of Major League Baseball's drug testing records for Rafael Palmeiro by the end of the week as the panel steps up its perjury investigation of the Orioles player. Rep. Tom...
  • Palmeiro didn't provide hard truth, but Congress asked soft questions

    WHILE WE WAIT for Congress to figure out what it is going to do with Rafael Palmeiro and Major League Baseball's flawed drug policy, it might be a good time to point out something very important. Congress isn't entirely blameless in this mess. If you...
  • Memories play on, 10 years later

    The record-breaking evening of Sept. 6, 1995, wasn't just Cal Ripken's night to pass Lou Gehrig on the consecutive games list. It was also a celebration of baseball, of Baltimore, of a favorite son. For many, it was the most memorable night ever spent...
  • When heroes falter, it's forgive or forget

    Ray Lewis was accused of murder. Latrell Sprewell choked his coach. Muhammad Ali refused to go to war and was labeled a traitor. All rebounded to attain greater stature than before. Ben Johnson was stripped of a gold medal days after he set a sprint...
  • Based on survey, Palmeiro faces a long haul to Hall

    The debate was supposed to have ended on that night last month in Seattle when Rafael Palmeiro stroked his 3,000th hit, a well-placed double that bounced in front of the left field fence at Safeco Field, a spot in baseball immortality landing with it. As...