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  1. Albert Pujols of Los Angeles Angels drops defamation suit after b...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols dropped a defamation lawsuit against Jack Clark on Monday after Clark issued a statement retracting his previous comments alleging that Pujols had used performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  2. Bud Selig was a better commissioner than he is often given credit...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Bud Selig's legacy will always suffer due to the steroid era and a canceled World Series, but that doesn't mean he was a bad commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  3. MLBPA says players suspended in Biogenesis investigation likely w...

    Jerry Crasnick

    As rumors swirl that Major League Baseball is close to dispensing punishment in the Biogenesis case, the head of the Players Association said it's possible the players involved will not serve their penalties until the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  4. Frank Thomas says legends opposed to players with PED ties gainin...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Frank Thomas was ahead of the curve as a critic of baseball's steroid culture as a slugging first baseman with the Chicago White Sox in the 1990s. Now that he's on the verge of the Hall of Fame, that attitude hasn't changed.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  5. Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven voted into Hall of Fame, but steroi...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were voted into the Hall of Fame, and they deserve induction, but what was equally clear after the ballots were counted was that steroids cloud now firmly hovers over Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  6. Hall of Fame candidate and longtime Houston Astros first baseman ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell shares his thoughts on why he never used performance-enhancing drugs, the changes in his physical appearance and his Hall of Fame candidacy.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  7. Hank Aaron says he thinks those linked with steroids should have ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former home run king Hank Aaron said Saturday that he's willing to accept steroid users into the club, but with asterisks.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2009
  8. Ex-baseball union boss Marvin Miller blasts 'witch hunt'

    Jerry Crasnick

    Players Association founder Marvin Miller defends the baseball union's conduct and accuses the federal government and major drug testing bodies of engaging in a "witch hunt" against prominent athletes.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  9. Texas Rangers general manager, Michael Young no knowledge of Alex...

    Jerry Crasnick

    General manager Jon Daniels, who was an assistant GM with the Rangers in 2003, told The Dallas Morning News that the notion of Alex Rodriguez using steroids during that season "was not a topic of conversation."

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2009
  10. Large number of players still seeking employment

    Jerry Crasnick

    The list of unemployed free agents is still very long, and many of them have no clue where they'll be when the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues get under way.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2008
  11. Ex-Red Sox GM who oversaw Clemens' departure mum on report

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former Red Sox GM Dan Duquette, who oversaw Roger Clemens' departure from Boston, had little to say about allegations in the Mitchell report that Clemens used steroids after he left the Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2007
  12. Hall of Famers take innocent-until-proved-guilty approach

    Jerry Crasnick

    Barry Bonds and steroids have become the hot-button topic in Cooperstown, where most Hall of Famers are taking an innocent-until-proved-guilty approach on the Giants' slugger.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  13. Selig proud of MLB's drug policy, revenue sharing

    Jerry Crasnick

    Commissioner Bud Selig believes that Major League Baseball has done an effective job of getting steroid use under control. He calls the drug policy currently in place "the toughest program in American sports today."

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2006
  14. Schmidt stung by steroid speculation

    Jerry Crasnick

    Giants ace Jason Schmidt hopes to find a way to leave behind a season that taxed his body, mind and soul, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2006
  15. If he's free, Urbina still worth a look

    Jerry Crasnick

    Although Ugueth Urbina is awaiting trial in Venezuela, some team is likely to sign him -- if he's set free.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2005
  16. Now more than ever, voters doubting Palmeiro

    Jerry Crasnick

    Will Rafael Palmeiro make it into the Hall of Fame or not? We polled Hall voters to get their thoughts.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2005