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  1. The Off Base State of the Game address on MLB

    Jim Caple

    The president spoke to the nation Tuesday night. Now it's Off Base's turn. And you know what? Compared to the state of the union, Major League Baseball looks marvelous.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly calls Rogers Clemens pr...

    Don Mattingly considers the five-year federal investigation into pitcher Roger Clemens a complete waste of resources and money.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  3. Bud Selig 'hopeful' labor peace will continue in MLB

    His game steeped in history, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is hoping for a repeat performance when it comes to labor discussions in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  4. Selig hopes to complete review of Mitchell report by spring

    Bud Selig hopes to complete his review of the Mitchell report by spring training.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2008
  5. Players shouldn't sit alone on congressional hot seat

    Howard Bryant

    The discussion of the Mitchell report has been focused almost exclusively on the players. As ESPN.com's Howard Bryant writes, Congress should hold baseball management, ownership and former Sen. George Mitchell accountable, too.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2008
  6. McGwire, Giambi, Schilling also on list

    Former slugger Jose Canseco and several players he has accused of joining him in abusing steroids have been invited to testify before a House committee.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2005
  7. Robinson awarded Congressional gold medal

    Jackie Robinson was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal on Wednesday, more than half a century after breaking baseball's color barrier.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2005
  8. U.S. senators to try to honor Robinson with medal

    Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947, might be honored posthumously with Congress' highest honor, a Congressional Gold Medal.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2003
  9. Commissioner spent $1.2M on lobbying in 2001

    Major League Baseball has increased spending on lobbying and political contributions as it seeks to block efforts in Congress aimed at stopping the sport from eliminating two teams.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2002