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  1. Jhonny Peralta signing defended by John Mozeliak, who says St. Lo...

    The St. Louis Cardinals factored in Jhonny Peralta's drug suspension when they negotiated a four-year deal worth more than $50 million with the free agent shortstop.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  2. Roger Clemens was found not guilty, further exposing Mitchell rep...

    Buster Olney

    Roger Clemens was found not guilty of perjury, which doesn't mean he did not take performance-enhancing drugs. But as Buster Olney writes, the Clemens verdict further questions the purpose, credibility and execution of the Mitchell report.

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  3. Barry Bonds moving forward from felony conviction

    Barry Bonds is publicly referring to himself as a convicted felon these days, and he's quick to point out that conviction was never for steroid use.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  4. Ryan Braun's successful appeal highlighted a change in how player...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that when Ryan Braun won the appeal of his positive test for performance-enhancing drugs, it highlighted a much different opinion among players than it would have 10 or 20 years ago. Today, players want cheaters caught.

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  5. Why Ryan Braun is my No. 1 player

    Eric Karabell

    I believe I was sitting on the beach when I heard the shocking news that Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was not going to be suspended for 50 games. He had won his appeal for a positive steroid test. Well, let's just say bedlam ensued in...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  6. Ryan Braun is a legitimate option to be the No. 1 overall draft p...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell expresses a number of reasons why Ryan Braun is his No. 1-ranked player now that his suspension has been lifted.

    Blog | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  7. Ryan Braun's defense raises more questions among doping experts

    T.J. Quinn and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The cloud over Ryan Braun's acquittal has only gotten thicker as his case has turned into a cold war between Major League Baseball and its reigning National League MVP.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  8. How steroids change the Hall of Fame

    Buster Olney

    Every year, the Hall of Fame ballot comes with a short summary of the accomplishments of all of the eligible players, arranged alphabetically -- this year, from Jeff Bagwell to Eric Young. This year, the information regarding the 27 players filled fi...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  9. With many great players suspected of cheating, Hall of Fame voter...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with players from the steroid era now becoming eligible for the Hall of Fame, voters will have to decide how to cast their ballots when suspicion and unanswered questions remain.

    Blog | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  10. MLB: Is the cutter another main culprit of the decline in offense...

    Buster Olney

    Steroids and greenies and pitchers throwing harder than ever. If you discuss offensive drops in MLB, all are mentioned. But what about the rise of the cutter? Buster Olney explores.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  11. MLB: Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb and the Hall of Fame's blurr...

    Buster Olney

    "Character" and "sportsmanship" matter in Hall of Fame voting -- except when they don't. Cheating, betting and doping did not disqualify past players from the Hall, so why are Pete Rose and players from the steroids era held to a different standard?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  12. Five minor leaguers suspended for steroids

    Five minor league players have been suspended for 50 games because they tested positive for steroids.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2010
  13. A variety of reactions to Mark McGwire's admission -- Buster Olne...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney speaks with several people from around baseball to try to get a handle on how Mark McGwire's recent confession is being received throughout the sport. Plus, answers to readers' questions on McGwire, and news and notes from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2010
  14. David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez and A-Rod weren't alone, but to be bus...

    Buster Olney

    David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez and others weren't alone, but to be nailed for steroids use in 2003 -- knowing what the players knew regarding the consequences -- took a special kind of selfishness, Buster Olney says. With lots of reaction.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  15. MLB - Examining overachievers like Joe Mauer and underachievers l...

    Jay Jaffe

    PECOTA projections are fairly accurate over the course of a long season. But at the midpoint, some players (think Joe Mauer) are way outdoing their estimated numbers, while some (think Garrett Atkins) are way below. BP Daily explores.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2009
  16. The use of banned substances by one player impacts many others. H...

    Buster Olney

    The use of banned substances by one player impacts many others. Would Manny even be in L.A. today minus steroids? Would the Cubs be world champs?

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2009