Jim Harbaugh has used the recent run of suspensions on the division rival Seattle Seahawks for performance-enhancing drug infractions as a reminder to his own San Francisco team: Cheating won’t be tolerated.
Whatever it is, it’s a major turnaround for commissioner Bud Selig who for years stood by silently as players made a mockery of the game, even going so far as congratulating Barry Bonds on breaking Henry Aaron’s career home run mark in 2007.
A-Rod, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Former Giant Melky Cabrera and current Athletic Bartolo Colon are among the 20 or so players who may be disciplined for their links to the now-closed Miami clinic, Biogenesis of America.
Melky Cabrera drew hugs from his new Toronto teammates, then trotted out his own mantra to deflect questions about last year’s drug suspension.
Has the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.
There are no road maps for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. They’re on the short-list of best players in the history of baseball, but they’re heavily freighted with their ties to the so-named “steroids era.”
For just the eighth time in history, no player has been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, following a vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
A federal appeals court will hear Barry Bonds’ appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction early next year.
While many people wonder if Barry Bonds’s alleged steroid use will keep him out of the Baseball Hall of Fame, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Bear said it’s likely that some players from the so-called “steroids era” of baseball will be inducted—including Bonds.
Federal officials say four California clinics, including one in Mendocino County, received steroid shots from a recalled batch linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.