March 2, 2008

Ink-Stained Investigators

New York Daily News sportswriters have broken some of the biggest stories on steroids in baseball. They say the doping era, and their coverage of it, is far from over.

Carl Bialik

Mark McGwire, the man who broke Roger Maris's record, used steroids, sources told the New York Daily News in 2005, spelling out the buttock-injection recipe. Rick Ankiel, the heroic comeback story of last baseball season, ordered human growth hormone, the Daily News reported. Last month, the News reported the identity of the trainer who supplied human growth hormone to the father of media favorite Andy Pettitte.

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