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  1. Why I vote for PED users for the HOF

    Buster Olney

    On Monday afternoon, ESPN.com revealed the Hall of Fame ballots for the 17 folks here who cast votes, and this seemed to set Twitter on fire in the baseball corner of the world. A brief review of the voting process: Voters are allowed ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  2. For baseball: a Lance Armstrong question

    Buster Olney

    This is meant to lead to an open-ended question, and not a rhetorical question, for the readers: The reputations of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro have taken huge hits because of their alleged or acknowledged link...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  3. MLB: New evidence against Lance Armstrong brings up a baseball di...

    Buster Olney

    Given what baseball fans have endured and debated in recent years regarding the nature of performance-enhancing drugs in the game, what stance should they take with Lance Armstrong as he fights charges against him?

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  4. MLB: Instant replay; Albert Pujols' contract; the King Felix Watc...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's expanded replay, Albert Pujols' deal, urgency in Milwaukee, the window the Rays have left or 33 other scenarios to watch and debate, Buster lays out the key storylines of 2011.

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  5. MLB - Re-scaling the home run leaderboard

    Peter Keating

    The value of a home run has changed over time, but Peter Keating takes care of that in this Next Level analysis by re-scaling the all-time leaderboard based on dominance. And wouldn't you know it, we have a new leader.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  6. McGwire and the Hall

    I've written in the past about how I will vote for Mark McGwire, Rafael Palmeiro, Barry Bonds, etc. for the Hall of Fame; in trying to find a consistent standard, I'm going to vote for the best players of the generation, in the belief that the use of...

    Blog | Conversation | August 03, 2006
  7. 'Roid timeline, through teammates

    We are a week away from pitchers and catchers reporting, and Rafael Palmeiro still doesn't have a job. It could be that his career is over, and an arc of the Steroid Era that began at Mississippi State more than two decades ago is now complete. Will...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2006
  8. Any life left in these old bats?

    Jerry Crasnick

    Several active players with Hall of Fame credentials, including Mike Piazza and Sammy Sosa, are still looking for work.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2006
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    When Rafael Palmeiro walked into the hearing room on March 17, the introductions were arranged in such a way that the Orioles' slugger came in with the steroid black hats -- Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Curt Schilling and Frank Thomas, ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2005
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    Chatted Wednesday evening with Ken Rosenthal, a former colleague when we both worked at The Baltimore Sun, and mentioned that it was interesting that we disagreed on some elements of the steroid issue. With Rafael Palmeiro, Kenny is on record as sayi...

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2005
  11. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2005
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    Sidney Ponson might be the best thing that has happened to Rafael Palmeiro, because in the days ahead the discussion will be consumed with how the Orioles can get rid of Ponson -- especially in light of the new information that Sir Sidney was hanging...

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2005
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    Frank Robinson said aloud what some former players are saying privately: That the accomplishments of steroid users like Rafael Palmeiro should be stricken from the record books. I've known Frank for a decade and admire his passion and his accomplish...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2005
  14. Raffy's Return

    Tristan Cockcroft ESPN Fantasy Games

    Statistically speaking, Rafael Palmeiro's return from the suspended list wasn't -- pardon the pun -- anything to write home about. But even though he was 0-for-4 Sunday, his return nevertheless warrants fantasy attention because of the magnitude of h...

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    After it was announced that Orioles slugger Rafael Palmeiro tested positive for steroids, Hall of Fame voters expressed doubt as to whether the man with a career resume that includes more than 500 home runs and 3,000 hits would ever be ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2005
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    After excerpts from Jose Canseco's book leaked out in February, Rafael Palmeiro denied taking steroids and Orioles owner Peter Angelos stood firmly behind Palmeiro, offering the services of his powerful law firm in the event the first baseman wanted ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2005