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    For the Good of the Game

    Former Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig recounted his tenure and offered his thoughts on how baseball can change to remain relevant in the future. He was joined in conversation…

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    Drug Use in Sports

    Sports executives testified about the use of performance enhancing drugs such as steroids and human growth hormone which compromise the health of athletes and undermine the integrity of…

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    Steroid Use in Major League Baseball Part 2

    A hearing was held on the Report to the Commissioner of Baseball of an Independent Investigation into the Illegal Use of Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Substances by Players in Major League…

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    Drug Testing Standards for Professional Athletes

    A hearing was held on two steroids legislations, the Clean Sports Act as well as the Professional Sports Integrity and Accountability Act. Witnesses in two panels discussed measures that…

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    Steroid Use in Baseball: Owners

    Major League Baseball executives testified about charges of steroid use among professional athletes and recent contract negotiations over testing rules in the sport. Among the issues they…

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    Steroid Testing in Sports

    The Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on steroid testing for athletes in professional sports. The hearing…

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    Steroid Use in Athletics

    Witnesses testified about drug testing and steroid use in professional sports. Among the topics they addressed were differing standards of drug testing in different sports leagues,…

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    Baseball and Antitrust Laws

    Witnesses testified about the economic state of Major League Baseball, plans to reduce the size of the league by two teams, and proposals in Congress to limit baseball’s antitrust exemption.

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    The State of Major League Baseball

    Mr. Selig spoke about the state of Major League Baseball and about a revenue gap between various teams that threatened competitiveness within the sport. He also talked about sportsmanship…

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    Baseball's Revenue Gap

    Witnesses testified about revenue and payroll disparities among several Major League Baseball teams and the state of competition in the league. At issue was a blue ribbon panel report that…

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    Baseball Strike

    Committee members heard testimony on baseball’s antitrust exemption and its relation to the player’s strike. In 1922 the Supreme Court ruled that baseball was a sport and not a business,…

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    Baseball Strike Negotiations

    Secretary Robert Reich announced that former Labor Secretary William Usery has agreed to mediate the labor dispute between Major League Baseball players and owners. He said that players and…

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    Baseball Antitrust Exemption

    The House Judiciary subcommittee held hearings on professional baseball’s antitrust exemption. Testifying were Bud Selig, acting baseball commissioner, and Orel Hershiser, pitcher for the…

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    Major League Baseball

    Acting Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig spoke about the state of the game of professional baseball, including the threat of a strike by the players' union for later in the summer. He also remarked…

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    Baseball and Antitrust Law

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Anti-Trust heard testimony on Major League Baseball’s exemption from federal antitrust laws, which it received in a court ruling in 1922 based on the…

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