• October 22, 2012  

    In one fell swoop, cyclist Lance Armstrong’s sports career has come to a close after the International Cycling Union banned him from professional cycling for life. Ray Suarez reports on the evidence of doping, as well as the recent string of athletes whose careers have been tainted because of performance-enhancing drugs. Continue reading

  • June 18, 2012  

    A federal jury in Washington, found professional baseball pitcher Roger Clemens not guilty of perjury charges Monday. Ray Suarez speaks with Michael O’Keeffe of the New York Daily News about the turning points of the 10-week trial and the investigation that spanned more than five years. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2011  

    In other news Friday, a judge ordered trials for two Penn State University officials accused of lying to a grand jury. The decision stems from a probe of sexual-abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky. Also, a panel found that up to 20,000 children were sexually abused in Roman Catholic institutions in The Netherlands since 1945. Continue reading

  • July 6, 2011  

    Jury selection began Wednesday in the federal perjury trial of former pitching star Roger Clemens. The record-setting major leaguer was charged with lying to Congress about the use of steroids and human growth hormones. Ray Suarez discusses the charges and what to expect in the trial with Sports Illustrated’s David Epstein. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2008  

    Presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., released a negative campaign ad, prominent lawmakers reconsidered their endorsements and Congress questioned pitcher Roger Clemens over steroid use allegations. Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week’s news. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2008  

    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

  • December 14, 2007  

    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

  • December 14, 2007  

    The final Republican and Democratic debates took place in Iowa this week ahead of the state’s Jan. 3 caucus, a spending fight continued in Congress and a report brought new focus on the use of steroids in professional baseball. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the events of the week. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2007  

    A report released Thursday by former Sen. George Mitchell on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in pro baseball named many of the game’s top athletes and cited both players and management for allowing the abuse. Sen. Mitchell discusses the 20-month investigation. Continue reading

  • November 16, 2007  

    Barry Bonds, who holds the all-time homerun record in baseball, was indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice Thursday in connection with an investigation on steroid use in professional sports. An investigative sports journalist assesses the implications of Bonds’ indictment. Continue reading

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