Selig fires back, defends baseball's drug-testing program

Updated: December 18, 2007, 5:27 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Commissioner Bud Selig defended baseball's drug-testing program Tuesday in the wake of the Mitchell report, which cast a shadow over the sport by singling out some of its biggest stars as cheaters.

Selig, who last week pledged he would act on recommendations made in the 409-page report, insisted baseball has been proactive in identifying players who used steroids and other banned performance-enhancing drugs.

"I'm proud of where we are," Selig said. "We have ...

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