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Baseball / Steroid Testing #776844

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 13, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Dan Harris) The deal between Major League Baseball & the players' union for new steroid testing & usage punishment rules examined; details given about the new policy following scandals involving players Jason Giambi, Barry Bonds & Gary Sheffield with the Balco lab in San Francisco. [Commissioner Bud SELIG†- announces the new policy.] [In past ABC interview, Balco head Victor CONTE - speculates on baseball players' steroid use.] [ESPN commentator Buster OLNEY†- talks about player competition.] [Senator John McCAIN - says the message {to young athletes} is you don't have to take performance-enhancing drugs to make the majors.]

Jennings, Peter;
Harris, Dan

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