Gumbel Implicates Bagwell, Nomar

I used to subscribe to the HBO family of networks when Curb Your Enthusiasm was on, but I dropped the package shortly after the show’s season wrapped up a couple months ago. Another show I watched frequently on HBO was "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel." I’m not a huge fan of Gumbel, but Frank DeFord…
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Does Maris Belong In The Hall Of Fame?

One thing is for sure: The Mark McGwire steroid admission has ignited a decades-old debate in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Does Roger Maris – of Fargo – belong in Baseball’s Hall of Fame? Many arguments can be made for it. For starters, Maris is the single-season home run king in Major League Baseball among players whose…
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Jack Clark Speaks Out Against Steroid Users

Found an interesting post today from Yahoo’s Big League Stew blog. Former St. Louis Cardinals player Jack Clark spoke pretty candidly regarding steroid users, calling all users "creeps." Clark and fellow ex-Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire, who admitted earlier this week to having used steroids, will be together at the Cardinals’ Winter Warmup this weekend. "I’m…
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Is The Steroid Era Over?

Are we still in the Steroid Era? It’s a popular question these days, brought to light once again by Monday’s announcement from Mark McGwire confirming what baseball fans already believed. For most baseball fans, it wasn’t if McGwire used steroids, but only whether or not he’d "come clean." Steroids in baseball is a polarizing topic.…
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Don’t Expect Release Of 2003 Steroid List

Last week, the New York Times reported that David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez failed drug tests as part of performance-enhancing drug testing in 2003. It’s not the first time names have been leaked from that 2003 testing, which was random testing with its results not being released to the public. The drawn-out leaking of names…
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