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Zev Chafets on 'hysteria' over steroids listen

07/10/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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The issue of steroids in professional baseball reared its ugly head again recently with the revelations that superstars Alex Rodriguez and Manny Ramirez were revealed to have used performance-enhancing drugs.

Ramirez was suspended for 50 games this season, but has been playing for the last week with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He seems to be receiving more criticism from members of the press than opposing fans.

Zev Chafets is the author of the new book, “Cooperstown Confidential: Heroes,...

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Steriods investigation touches Rays listen

04/13/09 Mitch E.Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tonight the Tampa Bay Rays host their home opener against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.

Yesterday the New York Times reported that Rays Quality Assurance Coach Todd Greene told federal prosecutors he consulted as a player with a doctor indicted last year for illegally writing prescriptions for steroids and human growth hormone.

Greene told the St. Petersburg Times over the weekend that he couldn’t discuss details because of an ongoing investigation. As...

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