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Sun coverage: Doping in sports

Archived coverage of the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sports.

  • Ripken guards steroid insight

    Ex-Oriole won't judge McGwire, but he says drugs tainted baseball

  • Palmeiro speaks

    Ex-Oriole maintains innocence, says he's 'open' to return

  • Orioles' drugs timeline

    Feb. 14, 2005 - In a book, retired slugger Jose Canseco says he set up the Orioles' Rafael Palmeiro with a steroid supply when they played for Texas Rangers in the early 1990s. Canseco says he suspects the Orioles' Sammy Sosa is a steroid user. March 10, 2005 - Sosa and Palmeiro are among six players...

  • Throwing off players association, Grimsley hurls hGH into spotlight

    Welcome to the worst nightmare of the Major League Baseball Players Association. Former Orioles relief pitcher Jason Grimsley might have created a portal to a new era of enforcement in baseball's battle to eradicate illegal performance-enhancing drugs. Call it a loophole if you want. Major League...

  • Grimsley is thrown into drug spotlight

    Popular among his teammates, ex-Oriole had desire to keep pitching despite injuries

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