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Pumping Up For The Game Has New Meaning

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Pumping Up For The Game Has New Meaning

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Pumping Up For The Game Has New Meaning

Pumping Up For The Game Has New Meaning

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This weekend, baseball fans can count the days until spring training — and the number of stars who have confessed to using steroids.

Over the past few days, two MVP winners, Miguel Tejada, now of the Houston Astros, and Alex Rodriguez, now of the New York Yankees — and perhaps the pre-eminent star in baseball — admitted to lying about or actually using performance enhancing drugs during their career.

Scott Simon talks to ESPN's Howard Bryant about the latest developments on performance-enhancing drugs in the world of sports.

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