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  • McCain warns of need for steroids legislation

    WASHINGTON - Saying Major League Baseball "can't be trusted," Sen. John McCain warned yesterday that legislation might be needed to force the sport to change its steroids policy. The Arizona Republican joined the chorus of Congress members expressing...
  • 'Sad' and 'sorry,' O's teammates will stand by Palmeiro

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Sammy Sosa knows what everybody is thinking. The subject was steroids yesterday, and it drifted to Sosa's locker in a corner of the visiting clubhouse at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, encased in questions regarding Rafael Palmeiro's 10-...
  • Canseco extols 'safe' steroids

    In his new book, which hit stores yesterday, Jose Canseco not only names baseball players he says used steroids, but he also mounts a zealous and controversial defense of the drugs' alleged dramatic benefits, offering Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada as...
  • High tension at the table, media circus in the House

    WASHINGTON - The line started to form at 6 a.m. outside the hearing room at the Rayburn Office Building, reaffirming the drawing power of Major League Baseball, even in one of its darkest hours. There were fans and Capitol Hill interns and visiting...
  • Canseco book: Players injected each other

    Jose Canseco threatened to name names. He threatened to smear Major League Baseball's image with allegations of widespread steroid abuse. When pressed for details, he said they'd all be in the book. Turns out, Canseco wasn't kidding. Canseco, an...
  • Palmeiro: Canseco claims are 'ludicrous'

    Rafael Palmeiro yesterday denied ever taking steroids, calling those claims in Jose Canseco's pending book "ludicrous," and Orioles owner Peter Angelos rushed to Palmeiro's defense. In a combined statement released by the Orioles, Palmeiro and Angelos...
  • Baseball stars are refused immunity

    WASHINGTON - A House committee refused yesterday to grant immunity to any of a half-dozen current and former baseball stars expected as mostly reluctant witnesses today for a hearing aimed at uncovering the truth about steroid use in their sport. The...
  • Baseball balks at authority of House

    WASHINGTON - Major League Baseball challenged the authority yesterday of a House committee that issued subpoenas ordering seven current and former baseball stars, including two Orioles, to appear at a hearing next week on steroid use. Baseball's...
  • Baseball stars, officials testify

    WASHINGTON - Some of baseball's brightest stars uneasily testified yesterday about steroid use, but a House committee saved its fire for baseball executives, going so far as to question whether their sport still deserved its treasured exemption from...
  • Hit man

    The shaggy-haired teen lines a pitch into the outfield, and the ping from his aluminum bat echoes throughout an empty Camden Yards. The slightly graying, 40-year-old man on the pitcher's mound offers encouragement and throws again, prompting another...
  • NFL scores points with Congress on steroids

    BASEBALL took another beating on Capitol Hill yesterday, this time in absentia. The NFL is king, even in Washington, where baseball has experienced a rebirth this spring. That much was apparent when the NFL's most powerful executives paraded before...
  • NFL commissioner opposes uniform approach on steroids

    WASHINGTON - A congressional effort to create a single steroids testing standard for all professional sports gained momentum yesterday but was opposed by NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, who said the league has no widespread steroids problem and can...