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On July 30, the New York Times revealed that David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez — heroes of the Red Sox' 2004 and 2007 World Series wins — are on the (supposedly) secret list of a hundred-plus major leaguers who tested positive for performance-enhancing d
Did the Globe drop the steroid ball?
| August 07, 2009
The bunting is hung. The chalk lines are laid out with Euclidian precision.
Nine questions that will shape the new season
| April 01, 2009
Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
The film, both informative and poignant, is peopled with a cross-section of users, experts, politicians, pro athletes, and gym rats with melon-sized biceps.
Steroids and a culture of competition
| June 04, 2008
Bases very loaded
Even as the sun rises on the new Major League Baseball season, skies are cloudy for the game we love.
Spurred by fans’ ’roid rage, new books focus on our national pastime’s dark side. Meet baseball’s seven deadly sins.
| March 19, 2008
Still da baddest
Is your county commissioner on steroids?
Politics and other mistakes
| March 05, 2008
Dance, Monkey: Lavell Crawford
With all the steroids in baseball, I’m gonna have to give it to the Minnesota Twins.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| February 19, 2008
The needle and the damage done
Our country’s national pastime is a game stolen from the Brits, perfected by the Cubans, Dominicans, and Japanese, and best enjoyed while eating the cuisine of the Teutons.
After the steroid debacle, how can America’s pastime possibly recover its dignity? By looking to the South African truth and reconciliation model.
| December 21, 2007
Maybe we shouldn’t lament the sundry scandals that have made 2007 the Year of the Cheater.
Why steroids, spying, and all those other sports scandals are actually good for fans
| October 03, 2007
Pressing the case
In the aftermath of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s perjury conviction last week, the journalistic fallout of the case remains a subject of intense interest for reporters and legal observers.
A limited federal shield law would be better than the post-Libby status quo
| March 14, 2007
10 sports stories that shook the world
From Ball Four to the bad trip
| April 06, 2006
Muckrakers in the outfield
Last week was an important moment in the history of American journalism.
It’s time for baseball — and all sports — to be covered just like any other multi-billion-dollar business
| April 05, 2006
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