UPDATED: Judge Rules Mistrial In Clemens Case

The judge declared a mistrial Thursday in baseball star Roger Clemens’ perjury trial after prosecutors showed to jurors evidence that he had ruled would be out of bounds in the case.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Roger Clemens

Prosecutors Say Needles Had Clemens’ DNA, Steroids; Fakery Claimed

Prosecutors said Wednesday that needles and cotton balls Roger Clemens’ former trainer says he used to inject the star pitcher at the height of his career tested positive for Clemens’ DNA and anabolic steroids.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Jose Bautista at the Home Run Derby in Phoenix Monday. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Searching For The Musical Bautista

There’s been a lot of discussion about Jose Bautista on the station of late, as I’ve countered what I perceive to be bitter, often lazy skepticism about his turnaround.

670 The Score–07/12/2011

Roger Clemens

Clemens Trial A Story Of 2 Friends Turned Enemies

Strip away the legalese and the trial of Roger Clemens is a tale of two men: the baseball star and his trainer.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2011

Dr. Anthony Galea

Muller: Canadian Doctor Pleads Guilty To Smuggling HGH Into U.S.

If you are a professional athlete and you were associated with Canadian Dr. Anthony Galea in the past, you are probably feeling a little uneasy right about now.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Roger Clemens

Clemens Ready To Fight As Perjury Trial Nears

Roger Clemens’ tenacious pursuit of victory on the pitcher’s mound is re-emerging as he enters federal court this week to fight charges he lied about using drugs and to try to ruthlessly discredit the former friend who says he did.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Muller: Boxing Needs Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Badly

Boxing fans don’t want to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz. They want to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, and the sport needs it to happen as well.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Lance Armstrong

Dorfman: Armstrong And The Art Of Digging A Deeper Hole

Every so often an athlete comes along that you just wish would go away and never be heard from again. If Lance Armstrong does not belong in that category at this point, I don’t know who does.

670 The Score–06/15/2011

Lance Armstrong

Hamilton’s Attorney Talks To Feds About Armstrong

Following a brief conversation between Tyler Hamilton and Lance Armstrong, that occurred over the weekend at a Colorado restaurant, Hamilton’s attorney felt compelled to bring federal authorities up to date.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas: Steroid Users Had ‘A Secret Society’

Frank Thomas has always maintained he never took steroids and for the most part, he’s been one of the few sluggers from the steroid era who is believed to be clean.

670 The Score–06/01/2011

Barry Bonds

Muller: I Say Bravo Barry Bonds

I don’t care if he did or didn’t use steroids or any other type of performance-enhancing drug: Barry Bonds is the greatest baseball player of the past 30-plus years…and likely one of the top five players of all-time.

670 The Score–05/26/2011

Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose

At Season’s Most Critical Point, Bulls Faced With Distractions

At their most critical point of the season, the Chicago Bulls are faced with some distractions.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

Derrick Rose

Wisch: PEDs And The NBA – Why Haven’t We Wondered More?

Back in 1998, I was naïve. But here in 2011? Well, I’m not. At least that’s certainly true when it comes to the issue of athletes using performance enhancing drugs to give themselves an edge on the field.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

Roger Goodell

Report: NFL Could Use WADA For Drug Testing

According to a report by the New York Times, the NFL is considering using the World Anti-Doping Agency to test its players for performance-enhancing drugs.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Barry Bonds

Bonds Found Guilty Of Obstruction Charge

After several days of deliberation, a jury found home run king Barry Bonds guilty of obstruction of justice but a jury failed to reach a verdict on three other counts that he lied to a grand jury in 2003.


Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds

Dorfman: The Steroid Shame Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

Major League Baseball has so many things working to its advantage including a century old resilience to overcome every challenge placed before it.

670 The Score–03/30/2011

Barry Bonds

Ex-Mistress Claims Bonds Blamed Injury On Steroids

According to the testimony of his former mistress, Barry Bonds blamed his 1999 elbow injury on steroid use.


Barry Bonds

Bonds’ Friend Saw Trainer Leave With Syringe

Barry Bonds’ perjury trial began this week and a key witness said he saw a syringe in the hand of Bonds’ trainer, indicating Bonds had just taken performance enhancing drugs.


Barry Bonds

Prosecutor: Bonds’ Testimony About Steroids ‘Ridiculous And Unbelievable’

Barry Bonds claimed that he thought he was taking flax seed oil and arthritis cream when his personal trainer gave him steroids, a claim that a federal prosecutor says is “ridiculous and unbelievable.”


Barry Bonds

Jury Won’t Hear Angry Voicemails To Bonds’ Mistress

A federal judge ruled on Thursday that the jury in Barry Bonds’ perjury trial won’t hear the angry voicemails he left his mistress during their rocky nine-year relationship.