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Sammy Sosa

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  • House to summon Sosa and Palmeiro

    WASHINGTON - A House committee plans to subpoena up to seven former and current baseball players - including Orioles Sammy Sosa and Rafael Palmeiro - to appear at a congressional hearing to confront questions about steroid use that's tarnishing the game's...
  • Palmeiro, O's fall short

    Given the responsibility of checking the Orioles' lineup card yesterday, third base coach Rick Dempsey held it against the magnetic board outside the clubhouse, making sure all the names and positions matched up. Rafael Palmeiro, in the sixth slot, was...
  • Palmeiro back to a game in crisis of faith

    Palmeiro back as fans question game's soul In Aberdeen yesterday, in the hot summer sun, children of all ages played baseball. The kids, some as young as 8, took batting practice and shagged fly balls on fields where the green grass is mowed in...
  • 10 days were 'tough time'

    Moments before stepping onto the field at Camden Yards yesterday for the first time since serving a 10-day suspension for failing a drug test, Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro was joined in the home dugout by the team's best player, Miguel Tejada....
  • Q&A with David Steele

    Evagelos, Baltimore: Hello, David. Let me start off by saying, I have been a long-time reader of your column and love the you tell it the way it is while staying open and objective. My question has to do with our two defensive stars, Ray Lewis/Ed Reed,...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...