Thursday, February 22 2024
• March 20: McCain says law might be needed
• March 18: Palmeiro would forgive Canseco
• March 17: McGwire admits nothing
• March 17: ESPN.com's hearing scorecard
• March 17: Players go on about business
• March 17: Parents recount toll on son
• March 17: A very different opening day
• March 16: McCain: Baseball duped public about policy
• March 16: No immunity for Canseco
• March 15: Giambi excused from testifying Thursday
• March 15: BALCO hearing delayed; plea in the works
• March 14: Selig testifying; MLB turns over documents
• March 13: Congressman: Absent players in contempt
• March 13: Jeremy Giambi advised not to speak
• March 12: Report: Probe links McGwire to steroids
Read the latest from ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney. Weblog
Dope On Steroids
What is a steroid? Here are the answers to your steroid questions. Info
• ESPN.com's hearing FAQ
• MLB's steroid testing policy
• Site for House Committee on Government Reform
• Players' statements
• House seeks 'truth'
Q&A on the hearing:
• Vote: Your reaction?
• Thursday in The Show
• Poll: MLB and Congress
|Stark: Too late for Big Mac, not baseball
Seeing Mark McGwire's reputation in tatters is hard to watch, but not as hard as seeing baseball follow suit.
|Rovell: Evaluating the players
A rundown of how the players performed during the congressional hearing on steroids.
|Kurkjian: Surviving the mess
Because of the steroids scandal, baseball is in a state of chaos. But there's no way this will ruin the game.
|Ratto: The congressional confessional
As Thursday's Capitol Hill hearings near, now is the time for baseball's luminaries to unburden their souls.
|Hardball in the political arena
Congress' hearings on steroids could lead to lasting change or just more of the same.
|Barone: Testifying for Taylor
Don Hooton has been called to Capitol Hill to share what he has learned, the hard way, about steroids and teenagers.
|Olney: Tainted glove
Last summer, commissioner Bud Selig proclaimed this was a golden age of baseball. Now, history is destined to recall this period as baseball's Steroid Era.
|Bayless: Gimme the truth
If a congressional hearing is what it's going to take to get the truth about steroids, then let's do it.
|Whitlock: The steroid circus
Why are we about to see Congressional hearings about steroids? Because Barry's about to pass The Babe.
|Stark: Silver lining behind hearings
With one glaring exception, the heavy hitters of baseball are on deck for Congress. But what's the real agenda for holding hearings on steroids?
|Cossack: Take the Fifth or come clean?
It's no accident that the House committee is beginning its hearings just as another baseball season arrives.
|Ratto: No-call for Bonds? Here's why
Why didn't Congress call Barry Bonds to the stand? Perhaps the hearings would be in for a real show if his previous tirade was any indication.
|Caple: Baseball on right path
The new steroids testing program will reduce use, even if politicians and talk show hosts want more.