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Selig justifies his role in fighting steroids

Updated: March 7, 2009, 12:41 AM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig again defended his role in the sport's steroids scandal Friday, pointing to the players' union opposition to drug testing and a lack of curiosity by the media as the problem started to grow.

On a visit to Camelback Ranch, the new spring training home of the Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers, Selig said the testing program adopted in the labor agreement of 2002 was "weak." But he said baseball was just recovering from the 1994 strike and ...

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