A National Baseball Hall of Fame- funded survey found 66 percent of Americans believe that hearing about steroid use by professional athletes encourages adolescents to take performance-enhancing drugs.
The Houston Rockets avoided being swept out of the National Basketball Association playoffs with a 105-103 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder, while the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks also had postseason wins.
Reggie Jackson is selling the jersey he wore when he hit three home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, securing the New York Yankees’ 21st title and cementing a nickname that occupies the second line on his Hall of Fame plaque.
The New York Yankees have asked Reggie Jackson to stay away from the team after his recent comments in a Sports Illustrated article that included doubts about the legitimacy of Alex Rodriguez’s home run total.
Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has apologized for critical comments he made about Major League Baseball players including New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez and the late New York Mets catcher Gary Carter.
Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds were snubbed in voting for baseball’s Hall of Fame, adding the game’s two most-decorated players to the list of retired stars bypassed because of links to performance-enhancing drugs.
Pablo Sandoval, known as “Kung Fu Panda” because of his girth, became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to hit three home runs in a World Series game as the host San Francisco Giants won the opener 8-3 against the Detroit Tigers.