Baseball slugger Mark McGwire admitted Monday that he was on steroids when he broke the major league single-season home run record in 1998. McGwire admitted to more than a decade of use “during a 20-minute telephone interview, his voice repeatedly … Continue reading
After 60 years in the broadcast booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Vin Scully says he still gets goose bumps. In an interview with Jeffrey Brown, the hall of famer discusses his first big break, the thrill of baseball, and his “one on one” approach with the fans. Continue reading
The new film, “Sugar,” is a dramatic telling of the story of a young Dominican-born baseball player as he learns some lessons about baseball and life at a training camp in his homeland and as a minor league player in Iowa.
Yankees star Alex Rodriguez recently admitted to using steroids early in his career and Miguel Tejada of the Houston Astros is now charged with lying to Congress about steroid use in professional baseball. Sports writers discuss the “steroids era” of baseball. Continue reading
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner finalized a plan outlining changes to the TARP plan Congress passed last year, and four U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq Monday in a suicide car bombing. Continue reading
Baseball pitching great Roger Clemens testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government reform Wednesday to answer allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. The testimony is the latest twist in an ongoing controversy over the use of steroids in professional sports. Continue reading
At a House hearing Tuesday to discuss the recent report by former Sen. George Mitchell on the widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball, Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and Players Union Chief Donald Fehr pledged to improve safegaurds against steroid abuse in the sport. Continue reading
A report released Thursday exposing widespread steroid use in baseball’s highest ranks caused a massive media storm. The NewsHour discusses the recent revelations with two baseball experts. Continue reading