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Tejada Charged With Lying in Steroid Probe

(Newser) - Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada has been charged with lying to congressional staffers involved in the inquiry into steroids use in baseball, the Washington Post reports. Federal prosecutors say Tejada’s accounts of conversations with teammate Adam Piatt in 2003, while both played for the Oakland Athletics, are contradicted by... More »

Clemens' Denial Enough to Choke On

Pitcher's claim steroids were B-12 not going down easy

(Newser) - Pitcher Roger Clemens' claim that he took injections of B-12 vitamins—not steroids—is a page right out of the book of lame stories by Orioles player Rafael Palmeiro, who was laughed into obscurity after a similar tale, writes a skeptical Chicago Tribune columnist. Clemens will insist on "60... More »

2004 O's Rife With Roid Raps

Gibbons is latest accused of using

(Newser) - As former Senator George Mitchell's MLB steroid investigation continues, it is the 2004 Baltimore Orioles who are coming up again and again in allegations of performance-enhancing drug use, the Baltimore Sun reports. This month, injured outfielder Jay Gibbons was revealed to have had steroids and human growth hormone shipped to... More »

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