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Sun coverage: Doping in sports

Archived coverage of the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sports.

  • Legal challenge, more inquiries could unfold

    Former Sen. George J. Mitchell called it the closing of a chapter. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said that with the past now better explained, the game is ready for a more honest future. Many praised the honesty and recommendations in Mitchell's report on steroids, released yesterday. But scientists,...

  • O's prominent in Mitchell Report

    O's prominent in Mitchell Report

    Investigation names 19 current or ex-Orioles, including Tejada, Roberts, Gibbons

  • On scant evidence, Roberts tangled in controversy

    At 5 feet 9 and 175 pounds, he is among the smallest players linked to performance-enhancing drugs by the Mitchell Report. Small in stature, but not in significance. The Orioles were recurring characters in the 409-page report. Of the 80-plus players outed in the report, 19 had passed through the...

  • Fan reaction: 'It's about time'

    Fan reaction: 'It's about time'

    List of players met with shocked, understanding response

  • 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 androstenedione in Mark McGwire's locker during his chase...

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