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  1. MLB, officials probe hacking of Facebook pages

    The Facebook pages of the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and several other Major League Baseball clubs have been restored after briefly being hacked.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  2. Nelson Cruz and Carlos Pena escaped the 4A mold, but they are exc...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus probes scouts and big league executives to find out what exactly makes a player a "4A hitter." Several factors can keep a player out of the big leagues, but it usually comes back to adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  3. Giovanni Ramirez, suspect in San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow ...

    The man accused in the vicious attack on a San Francisco Giants fan at Dodger Stadium may be a suspect in a Nevada shooting, a law enforcement official said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  4. Mayne Street with Kenny Mayne and San Francisco Giants closer Bri...

    Kenny Mayne

    From ESPN The Magazine, Kenny Mayne probes Brian Wilson about Beach Boys, books and pitching in blowouts.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  5. 'Seven or eight' scouts linked to gambling investigation

    Mike Fish

    An investigation into a gambling ring in New York that already has cost one major league scout his job is expanding to include at least seven or eight others, writes's Mike Fish.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2008
  6. Report: Orioles' scout linked to sports gambling probe

    A veteran scout fired earlier this month by the Baltimore Orioles has been linked to a sports betting probe, and more scouts could soon be implicated, according to a report.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2008
  7. 'Game of Shadows' author says Bonds movie in works

    HBO Films is planning to turn a best selling book about Barry Bonds' alleged steroid use and the federal government's wide-ranging probe into performance enhancing drug use in sports into a movie, one of the book's authors said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2007
  8. Barry Bonds indicted on perjury, obstruction charges

    Barry Bonds was charged Thursday with perjury and obstruction of justice, the culmination of a four-year federal probe into whether he lied under oath to a grand jury investigating steroid use by elite athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2007
  9. Imprisoned trainer wants Bonds to break home run record

    Greg Anderson, the convicted steroids peddler and weight trainer in prison for refusing to testify in the government's perjury probe of Barry Bonds, is rooting for the slugger to break the Major League Baseball home run record.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2007
  10. BALCO's former top prosecutor says steroids probe may end soon

    The former federal prosecutor who oversaw the government's investigation into alleged performance-enhancing drug use by Barry Bonds and other professional athletes said the nearly five-year probe could come to an end "in the not-too-distant future."

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2007
  11. Former Giants trainer testifies in Bonds probe

    The Giants trainer testified before the federal grand jury investigating steroid use in sports, a sign the probe of star slugger Barry Bonds was not derailed by the firing of the investigation's top prosecutor.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2007
  12. Selig uncertain of Bonds' cooperation in steroid probe

    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig isn't about to guess whether Barry Bonds will cooperate with George Mitchell's steroids investigation.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  13. Mitchell urges players to cooperate in steroids inquiry

    Barry Bonds' lawyer said Monday that Bonds cannot cooperate with Major League Baseball's steroid investigation as long as he remains the focus of a possible perjury indictment.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2007
  14. Selig vows Mitchell will get clubs' cooperation in probe

    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell warned baseball owners that a lack of cooperation with his investigation into steroid use will "significantly increase" the chances of government involvement.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2007
  15. Prosecutor heading BALCO probe agrees to step down

    The federal prosecutor who has led the high-profile probe into athlete steroid abuse announced he was stepping down, and critics alleged political pressure from the Bush administration was pushing him and others out of their jobs.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2007
  16. Deal between feds, reporters allows for appeal in case

    Reporters Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada worked out a deal with the government that they could appeal U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White's Aug. 15 order before authorities seek sanctions against the two, including jail.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2006