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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Tampa: Kerry Sanders) The explanation from baseball player Alex Rodriguez about his use of steroids featured; details given of his admission to buying the drugs with his cousin in the Dominican Republic. [In news conference, RODRIGUEZ – comments on being young and stupid; thanks his teammates for their support.] [KID, 9-year-old Marco PRESSLEY†– react.] Reports that former Yankees teammate Roger Clemens†† is being questioned about his denial that he used drugs noted. [“USA Today” baseball writer Mel ANTONEN†- says it’s a sign of the steroids era in baseball.]

Williams, Brian;
Sanders, Kerry

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