Seven-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Rodger Clemens has been indicted on six counts for allegedly lying to Congress about steroid use. David Epstein of Sports Illustrated gives some perspective on the charges Clemens is facing and the issue of steroid use in sports. Continue reading
For generations of baseball fans, Bobby Thomson’s dramatic 9th-inning home run off pitcher Ralph Branca in the deciding game of the 1951 National League playoffs remains one of the sport’s most iconic moments. With the announcement that Thomson died Monday … Continue reading
Mark McGwire admitted Monday to using steroids when he broke Major League Baseball’s home run record in 1998. Kwame Holman updates the story on drug use among athletes. Continue reading
Sports fans are abuzz over former baseball superstar Mark McGwire’s admission that he used performance-enhancing steroids today. You can now hear 22 minutes of the slugger’s conversation with reporter Joe Strauss via the Associated Press: Earlier today, we spoke with … Continue reading
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