| Jan 11, 2010
| 2:09 PM
Mark McGwire finally came clean, admitting he used steroids when he broke baseball's home run record in 1998.
McGwire said in a statement sent to The Associated Press on Monday that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade.
"It's very emotional,...
| Jan 15, 2010
This week Mark McGwire admitted that he took PED's while he played professional baseball including during his record-breaking 1998 season.
"I used steroids during my playing career and I apologize," McGwire said in a statement released on January 11,...
| Feb 1, 2010
Mark McGwire's admission last month that he used steroids during his baseball career reopened the discussion about the risks and benefits of the drugs.
Steroids are synthetic versions of hormones the body produces naturally. Birth control pills are one...
| Feb 23, 2010
| 4:41 PM
Former San Diego Padres General Manager Kevin Towers has seen his life go straight to the dogs. Three bulldogs, to be precise.
His youngest, Arlow, has really taken to the San Diego lifestyle. Right down to the skateboarding.
"He came from the same...
| Oct 27, 2010
Barry Bonds broke Mark McGwire's single-season home run record. Now he wants to follow Big Mac into the coaching profession some day.
Bonds spoke just outside the San Francisco Giants' clubhouse before Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 11:49 PM
VALLEY GLEN — Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa were still untainted home-run heroes the last time the Corona del Mar High girls' tennis team failed to reach at least the CIF Southern Section semifinals.
The Sea Kings (18-6) needed a quarterfinal...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 3:41 PM
As the Tigers and Rays were playing on Monday Night Baseball an intriguing storyline began to emerge. Going into the bottom of the 6th inning, Max Scherzer and Matt Garza were both throwing no hitters. Simultaneously, many miles away, Alex Rodriguez was...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last season.
Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire, Jeff Bagwell and Juan Gonzalez came nowhere close. Hall...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 11:11 AM
NEW YORK — Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last season.
Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire, Jeff Bagwell and Juan Gonzalez came...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU)
Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 7:17 AM
Shane Tritsch is the managing editor of Chicago Magazine. He will be joining us to discuss his article ' Sammy Sosa: Cubs 'Threw Me into the Fire''. The article follows Sosa's fall from grace as a Chicago sports icon.
Born Samuel Sosa Peralta on November...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:31 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Jim Thome's back still aches in the morning, just as it has for the past 10 years or so.
The older he gets, the more the Minnesota Twins slugger has to do to get those disks and muscles warmed up and ready for another day on the...