Just an exhibition series here. A steppingstone there. A matter of national pride elsewhere. The World Baseball Classic means different things to different teams.
The Hall of Fame puts a positive spin on all its candidates for induction. But here's the real skinny on the newcomers to the ballot.
What if Lance Armstrong were on the ballot for the Hall of Fame this year, alongside Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens? Would he get in?
Federal prosecutors say they are closing a criminal investigation of Lance Armstrong and will not charge him over allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner used performance-enhancing drugs.
Maybe you thought the Barry Bonds trial ended with the verdict. Silly you! When single-minded lawyers like the ones in this case are involved, it ain't over 'til it's over.
Undeterred by the slap on the wrist a jury gave Barry Bonds, U.S. investigators are forging ahead in a separate drug-related case against another superstar athlete -- Lance Armstrong.
Steroids have been part of the sporting landscape for some time now, but mixed martial artists seem to be paying attention to only one side of the cost-benefit equation.
Oral arguments in Barry Bonds' perjury case will be heard in the Court of Appeals this week, but the judges might be a tough audience for the government.
Troy Ellerman, the attorney who leaked BALCO information to the press, was released from prison.
Eric Holder likely will be the next U.S. attorney general, but he might have to answer some questions about his relationship with the NFL first, writes ESPN.com's Lester Munson.
A federal judge on Friday sentenced a former elite cyclist to six months of home confinement for lying to a grand jury about her steroid use.
Prosecutors have airied a list of medical oddities they say showed former cyclist Tammy Thomas lied when she denied taking steroids.
From the plight of Barry Bonds to the triumphs of the University of Florida, ESPN The Magazine unveils its 100 biggest stories of the year.
Barry Bonds and others involved in BALCO want to keep documents so they won't be leaked.
Trevor Graham, track coach to Olympic medalists, pleaded not guilty Thursday to accusations he hindered a continuing government steroids probe targeting baseball star Barry Bonds and other high-profile athletes.
Trevor Graham's indictment is the latest BALCO development. But the biggest issue, what happens to Barry Bonds, remains unresolved.