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  • Miguel Tejada timeline

    Key dates in Miguel Tejada's tumultuous four-year tenure with the Orioles. Dec. 14, 2003 -- Tejada, a former American League Most Valuable Player with the Oakland Athletics, signs a six-year, $72 million deal with the Orioles, who are desperate to add...
  • Knee-jerk reactions to the Mitchell Report

    Knee-jerking 20 times over the Mitchell Report: 1. Today was to be baseball's stern reckoning with its past. I don't have a sense of closure, though. While it feels a bit like well-choreographed theater today, I suspect history will look back on this day...
  • 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...
  • O's prominent in Mitchell Report

    O's prominent in Mitchell Report
    Yesterday's Mitchell Report thrust the Orioles back into the steroid scandal spotlight, with two of their All-Stars - second baseman and just-traded shortstop - linked to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Roberts, considered the current face of the...
  • Steroids report includes an All-Star list

    Steroids report includes an All-Star list
    Former Sen. George J. Mitchell unveiled his 409-page report on steroid use in baseball yesterday, naming two current and 17 former Orioles among dozens of players and delivering a stinging assessment of the league and team officials who allowed a drug...
  • Elusive football lets baseball take steroid hit

    During the news conference Thursday in which former Sen. George Mitchell unveiled his 409-page report on baseball's performance-enhancement scandal, I kept waiting for him to announce that he had been hired by the NFL to perform a similar investigation to...
  • Latest O's blow hardest to accept

    Orioles fans can seemingly take anything and keep coming back for more. Ten seasons of terrible play, lackluster attitudes and continual roster mismanagement might have dimmed the passion, but not killed it. Neither have drunken-driving pitchers,...
  • 3 '07 O's not users in Grimsley affidavit

    3 '07 O's not users in Grimsley affidavit
    Three prominent 2007 Orioles who were named as steroid users last year in a Los Angeles Times report on the infamous Jason Grimsley affidavit were never mentioned as using performance-enhancing drugs in that document, which was unsealed by federal...
  • Tejada probe launched

    Tejada probe launched
    On the same day that former Orioles shortstop attended his brother's funeral in the Dominican Republic, the FBI said yesterday that it has opened a preliminary investigation into whether he lied to federal authorities when he told them he never took...
  • Orioles Q&A with Dan Connolly

    T.J., Bel Air: Does Troy Patton's shoulder condition -- and the Orioles' knowledge of it prior to the Miguel Tejada trade -- change your perception of the deal at all? Dan Connolly: No, it really doesn't. If Patton can't come back from shoulder surgery...
  • Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade

    Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade
    Did the past decade really go by this fast? Wasn't it just yesterday when the parade celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl victory rolled through downtown with 200,000 packed in along the route? Maybe it just seems like it because the Ravens teased us last...
  • Grateful Hendricks returns to clubhouse for warm welcome

    First, Steve Reed came over and put Elrod Hendricks in a bearhug. Steve Kline did the same moments later. Jay Gibbons was next and then Miguel Tejada walked across the clubhouse to Hendricks' locker and gave the Orioles' longtime bullpen coach a firm...