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  • Drug Use in Sports
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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
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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
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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…

    408 views
  • Steroid Use in Baseball Owners
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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…

    327 views
  • Steroid Testing in Sports
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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
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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,…

    400 views
  • Baseball and Antitrust Laws
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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.

    277 views
  • The State of Major League Baseball
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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…

    28 views
  • Baseballs Revenue Gap
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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…

    246 views
  • Baseball Strike
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    Baseball Strike

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

    181 views
  • Baseball Strike Negotiations
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    Baseball Strike Negotiations

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

    491 views
  • Baseball Antitrust Exemption
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    Baseball Antitrust Exemption

    The subcommittee held hearings on professional baseball’s antitrust exemption.

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  • Major League Baseball
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    Major League Baseball

    Mr. 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. After his prepared remarks, he took…

    76 views
  • Baseball and Antitrust Law
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    Baseball and Antitrust Law

    The subcommittee heard testimony on major league baseball’s exemption from federal antitrust laws, which it received in a court ruling in 1922 based on the idea that baseball is a sport,…

    179 views