| Feb 9, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez admitted Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001-03, saying he did so because of the pressures of being baseball's highest-paid player. "When I arrived in Texas in 2001, I felt an enormous amount of...
| May 7, 2009
| 8:35 AM
Manny Ramirez has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and will be suspended 50 games starting today, The Times has learned.
The test result and suspension is expected to be announced later today.
The suspension will cost Ramirez $7.7...
| Feb 15, 2009
At the beginning, they called it "Project Bingo." It became better known as the BALCO investigation.
Once again, the probe into athletes' steroid use is redefining America's pastime along with a few other sports, causing some to wonder if we can really...
| Dec 14, 2007
In a blow to the reputations of baseball legends, journeymen players, team owners and union representatives, an investigative report on drug use in the major leagues released Thursday by former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell blasted America's pastime for its...
| Oct 4, 2009
Manhood for Amateurs
The Pleasures and Regrets
of a Husband, Father, and Son
Harper: 306 pp., $25.99
Over the course of 20 years and six acclaimed novels, Michael Chabon has proved one of the most imaginative fiction writers of his...
| Jun 16, 2009
| 6:48 PM
(WGN-AM) - Sammy Sosa tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003, The New York Times reported Tuesday on its Web site, the latest in a string of baseball stars implicated in the sport's steroids scandal of the past decade.
The Times said...
| Jun 17, 2009
A New York Times report that Sammy Sosa tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 reverberated through the White Sox and Cubs clubhouses before Tuesday's postponed opener of the City Series.
Cubs general manager Jim Hendry, who was Sosa's...
| Jun 17, 2009
| 9:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Sammy Sosa became the latest in a string of baseball stars implicated in the sport's steroids scandal of the past decade when The New York Times reported that he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003.
The Times said Sosa is...
| Jul 30, 2009
| 7:26 PM
So we all know major leaguers did and still do drugs to get bigger, better and make more money, and to also cheat the game and ruin the record book, the holy grail of baseball.
Yeah, the boys have all their bases covered.
So now I have a question for...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 8:19 AM
NEW YORK -- Sobbing and sniffling, Mark McGwire finally answered the steroid question.
Ending more than a decade of denials and evasion, McGwire admitted Monday what many had suspected for so long - that steroids and human growth hormone helped make...
| Jul 20, 2008
Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed twins into the world last weekend in France. And Twinsburg, Ohio, is preparing to host twins and their families by the thousands at for the annual Twins Days festival Aug. 1-3. Here are more facts to make you...