Update: Albert Pujols has threatened to sue Jack Clark over the latter's on-air allegations of steroid use involving Pujols' longtime friend and trainer Chris Mihlfeld. Late yesterday, Pujols issued a statement through his agency, MVP Sports Group, saying that he's been tested hundreds of times th ... More >>
Mark McGwire: Fortunately we won't be hearing courtroom testimony on what lies beneath this towel.Have you been following Barry Bonds' perjury trial this week in San Francisco? It's been -- how can we put this? -- nuts. Seriously. On Monday prosecutors called Bonds ex-girlfriend, Kimberly Bell, t ... More >>
Ken Burns: Someday Barry Bonds will be in the Hall of Fame.Ken Burns, the nation's most prolific documentarian, has chosen for his next opus baseball's steroid era as a postscript to his 1994 landmark Baseball series. Entitled The Tenth Inning, a two-part, four-hour documentary that will a ... More >>
Great works of literature are immortal. Baseball records -- especially dubious ones -- are not. So it's fitting then that Missouri legislators yesterday approved a bill to rename a stretch of Interstate 70 after Missouri's America's most famous author, Mark Twain.
commons.wikimedia.orgWell, it was inevitable, I suppose. Finally, after years of little passive-aggressive asides and snarky jabs being tossed surreptitiously toward Tony La Russa, someone came out and said it straight up: La Russa doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame. Thom Loverro, of ESPN 98 ... More >>
In a brief appearance [Sunday], he warned kids not to try steroids and said he was happy about his chance to put on a major league uniform again.McGwire added that he had a "huge Rolodex of knowledge" to pass on to Cardinals hitters.-- Associated Press; Monday, January 18 Mark McGwire's Rolode ... More >>
Mark McGwire admitted today that he used steroids throughout much of his career with the Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals. The statement came a week after Cardinals manager Tony La Russa stated publicly that McGwire needed to discuss steroid allegations prior to stepping in as the team's ... More >>
Holy shit. I did not see that one coming. Mark McGwire finally admitted what we've all known for a very long time today, issuing a statement confirming his use of steroids at various times for the better part of a decade. It should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone, of course, bu ... More >>
Hey, you guys remember Larry Bigbie? No? Outfielder? Played a little for the Cards one year, actually? He got hurt quite a bit. No, never really made it big. Oh, yeah, plenty talented; just didn't quite seem to ever get the breaks to fall his way, you know? No, that's Kerry Robinson. Bigbie was ... More >>
As you've likely heard by now, it's going to be another year for the Hall of Fame without Mark McGwire. In this year's HoF election, McGwire received only 21.9 percent of the vote, down from 23.6 percent a year ago. He received 23.5 percent the year before that. Not a big change year to year, I know ... More >>
A pair of local entrepreneurs has a Barry Bonds home run ball for sale, but so far they're going down swinging.
When a blogger fingered him in the Jason Grimsley scandal, strength coach Chris Mihlfeld found himself in a world of pain.