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  1. The Steroids Era

    The Steroids Era



    The Steroids Era

    "The steroids era" refers to a period of time in Major League Baseball when a number of players were believed to have used performance-enhancing drugs, resulting in increased offensive output throughout the game. Unlike other MLB "eras," there is no defined start or end time to "the steroi...

  2. Major League Baseball offense in 2011 dropped to two-decade low

    If you thought the 2011 season seemed like a throwback, you were right. Scoring and home runs dropped to levels not seen in 19 years.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  3. New York Mets Emmanuel Garcia learned he had testicular cancer fr...

    Adam Rubin

    A positive steroids test alerted Mets' Emmanuel Garcia to a cancerous tumor.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  4. UIL's spring steroid tests come up clean

    Travis L. Brown

    The Spring 2010 Anabolic Steroid Testing Report was released by UIL on Thursday with no positive results coming from the 3,308 tests conducted. From January 2010 to May 2010, 2,092 males and 1,216 females representing 11 sports were tested from 2...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  5. Audio results for "steroid testing"

  6. After finding little evidence of steroid abuse, four states are r...

    Shaun Assael

    In 2007, Texas voted to spend millions on a steroid testing program for high school sports. After finding little evidence of abuse, Texas like other states, is re-evaluating its policy.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
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  8. Florida schools eliminate steroid testing program

    Florida's pilot steroid testing program has been eliminated, the result of budget concerns from state officials who said they cannot justify spending the $100,000 needed to do the testing.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2009
  9. Video results for "steroid testing"

  10. Angels' Hunter says MLB's homer dip result of steroid testing

    Home runs in the major leagues dropped this year to their lowest level since 1993, and Angels center fielder Torii Hunter thinks he might know why.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2008
  11. Trainers fret as steroid tests start

    Steve Andersen

    The California Horse Racing Board began collecting blood samples for anabolic steroid testing on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2008
  12. Hearing: Federal intervention in steroid issue is imminent

    Lester Munson

    A push from Congress on Wednesday for federal intervention into drug testing in major sports received exactly zero support from the commissioners and union executives who testified at a hearing, writes ESPN.com's Lester Munson.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2008
  13. Lowell calls for future steroid tests to be 100 percent accurate ...

    World Series MVP Mike Lowell is willing to give blood if that's what it takes to be tested for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2008
  14. Illinois to test for steroids; could begin in summer

    Marcus Hersh

    Horses racing in Illinois will begin to be tested for anabolic steroids and blood-enhancing agents this year.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  15. Texas lawmaker hints steroid testing policy may not be set for se...

    The Texas lawmaker who authored a new mandatory random steroid testing law for high school athletes now says the program may not be ready in time for the upcoming football season.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2007
  16. Florida football, baseball, weightlifting preps subject to testin...

    Florida high school athletes participating in football, baseball and weightlifting will be subject to random steroid testing under a one-year pilot program Gov. Charlie Crist signed Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2007
  17. New Jersey offers early look at steroid testing in high schools

    Elizabeth Merrill

    As Texas moves toward testing high school athletes for steroids, ESPN.com writer Elizabeth Merrill says there are lessons to be learned from the plan under way in New Jersey.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2007
  18. H.S. athletes would be randomly tested under bill

    Some Florida high school athletes in three sports would be subject to random testing for anabolic steroids under a one-year pilot program passed Friday by the Legislature.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2007
  19. Texas bill would create largest steroid testing program

    With a boost from Dick Butkus, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst introduced a state Senate bill Wednesday to require random steroid testing for Texas public school athletes.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2007
  20. NFL centralizing steroid testing

    There have been some interesting, and hopefully beneficial, moves in recent weeks to address the issue of the NFL and steroids. The most in-depth stuff has come via T.J. Quinn and Michael O'Keefe in the New York Daily News. Much of their reporting ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2006