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Clinic Operator Suspected Of Selling Steroids To Plead Guilty In October

By Jay Weaver, The Miami Herald MIAMI — Anthony Bosch, the South Florida clinic operator suspected of selling banned steroids to suspended Major League Baseball players, plans to plead guilty in October to illegally distributing the performance enhancement drugs. “We’ve resolved the case,” Bosch’s defense attorney, Guy Lewis, told U.S. District Judge Darrin Gayles on […]

September 3, 2014

Criminal Charges Filed In Baseball’s Biogenesis Steroid Scandal

By Julie K. Brown and Jay Weaver, The Miami Herald CORAL GABLES, Fla. — A year to the day after 13 Major League Baseball players were suspended in the biggest doping scandal in baseball history, federal authorities on Tuesday charged a crew of seven with illegally providing them and others — including high school athletes […]

August 5, 2014

The Story A-Rod Would Love To Tell

An absolutely true news item: New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was suspended for one season for routinely using banned substances, including injectable growth hormones, skin creams and testosterone lozenges that Rodriguez called “gummies.” —— As I’ve said all along, I’m totally innocent. I don’t use performance-enhancing drugs, period. And I would never, ever put […]

January 21, 2014

Prosecution Strikes Out as Judge Rules Mistrial in Clemens Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge declared a mistrial Thursday in baseball star Roger Clemens’ perjury trial after prosecutors showed to jurors evidence that he had ruled would be out of bounds in the case. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said Clemens could not be assured a fair trial after prosecutors showed jurors evidence against his […]

July 14, 2011

Clemens trial begins Wednesday with jury selection

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens, one of the most imposing and accomplished pitchers in baseball history, is going on trial Wednesday to fight allegations that he used drugs to enhance his power on the mound. Like other players who have been indicted in baseball’s steroids era, Clemens has not been charged with drug crimes but […]

July 6, 2011