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  1. Sketches of Jurors in Roger Clemens perjury trial

    Thumbnail sketches of the jurors in the Roger Clemens perjury trial.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  2. Congress looking into smokeless tobacco use by major leaguers

    The Major League Baseball Players Association is telling Congress that it discourages members from using smokeless tobacco, but players should be allowed to use substances that are legal and available to the general public.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  3. 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
  4. Selig, Fehr check denial of steroids era at congressional door

    Howard Bryant

    Congress surely will watch commissioner Bud Selig to see if he disciplines anyone other than players. For it would not be enough for him to acknowledge the steroids era but not hold owners, general managers and other executives accountable, writes's Howard Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2008
  5. Congress cites progress on steroids; Tejada has some explaining t...

    Concerns about Barry Bonds' personal trainer should have been reported by the San Francisco Giants to Major League Baseball, commissioner Bud Selig told Congress on Tuesday during a hearing about the sport's steroids era.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2008
  6. 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's Howard Bryant writes, Congress should hold baseball management, ownership and former Sen. George Mitchell accountable, too.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2008
  7. Bonds: Congress wasting its time with steroid inquiry

    In the nation's capital on his first road trip of 2005, Barry Bonds questioned why Congress, the media and fans continue to talk about steroids.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2005
  8. Some Hall voters in a foul mood over fair play

    A survey by the Associated Press shows potential Hall of Fame voters are in no mood to let Mark McGwire in, and Barry Bonds is no lock either.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2005
  9. Waxman: Bonds could be called later

    The head of the committee holding a hearing this week on steroids in baseball predicted Sunday the full House easily would pass a contempt of Congress resolution if subpoenaed players such as Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa don't show.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2005
  10. Canseco says he'll appear at House hearing either way

    With Congress and Major League Baseball embroiled in a fight over steroids, the chairman of a House panel said Thursday that all major U.S. sports leagues should work toward a single testing plan.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2005
  11. 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
  12. Senator: President would 'love to' sign bill into law

    Sen. John McCain demands that major league baseball's players and owners tighten the sport's drug-testing policy to "restore the integrity" of the game.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2004
  13. Forbes disputes Selig's claim that baseball lost money

    The 30 major league baseball teams had an operating profit of $75 million last season according to a study by Forbes Magazine, about $300 million more than commissioner Bud Selig testified to Congress in December.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2002