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MLB | Gooden charged with driving under the influence

Wed, 24 Mar 2010 10:42:06 -0700

ESPN.com reports former MLB SP Dwight Gooden has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident.

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MLB | Justice, Gooden deny Radomski's claims

Tue, 27 Jan 2009 04:14:31 -0800

ESPN.com reports former MLB OF David Justice and former SP Dwight Gooden deny former New York Mets clubhouse attendant Kirk Radomski's claims that he bought performance-enhancing drugs for Justice and took urine tests for Gooden. Justice denied having ever met Radomski or buying performance-enhancing drugs from him. Gooden told the New York Post that Radomski never took a urine test for him. "That never happened," Gooden said. "I don't know what he's talking about. I've made mistakes through the years, and I've admitted them, but that never happened. And the way the tests were administered, it couldn't have happened."

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MLB | Radomski took tests for Gooden

Mon, 26 Jan 2009 08:59:54 -0800

Anthony Rieber, of Newsday, reports convicted steroids dealer Kirk Radomski said that he took urine tests for former MLB SP Dwight Gooden with the New York Mets. Radomski also indicated that he sold steroids or human growth hormone to several hundred current baseball players, including Roger Clemens, New York Yankees SP Andy Pettitte, David Justice and Houston Astros SS Miguel Tejada.

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Rays | Kazmir holds impressive strikeout record

Thu, 15 May 2008 11:35:30 -0700

Carter Gaddis, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Rays SP Scott Kazmir has 624 career strikeouts. His strikeout totals are the most for a pitcher through 100 starts in the past 50 years since former MLB SP Dwight Gooden recorded 749 strikeouts in his first 100 career starts.

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Yankees | Gooden could get another chance

Thu, 07 Dec 2006 22:06:53 -0800

The Associated Press reports New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner met with retired P Dwight Gooden this week and is considering giving him a role with the team if he abstains from drugs and alcohol until mid-February.

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MLB | Gooden to regain freedom

Tue, 07 Nov 2006 20:49:45 -0800

The Associated Press reports former P Dwight Gooden is due to be released from prison Thursday, Nov. 9, after concluding a sentence for violating his probation by using cocaine. His total time in prison will work out to about seven months, but he has also received credit for time spent in the Hillsborough County Jail and in a secure drug treatment facility. His sentence had been for a year and a day.

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MLB | Gooden says "he'd rather get shot" than go back to prison

Wed, 31 May 2006 12:43:29 -0700

The Associated Press reports former New York Mets Cy Young Award winner Dwight Gooden, who is serving a one-year prison sentence for violating his probation by using cocaine, said in an interview with the New York Post that he plans to remain sober after his release, expected to come as early as November. "I can't come back here," Gooden said. "I'd rather get shot than come back here. If I don't get the message this time, I never will."

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MLB | Gooden sentenced to one year in prison

Wed, 05 Apr 2006 10:15:00 -0700

The Associated Press reports SP Dwight Gooden was sentenced to one year in prison for violating his probation by using cocaine. With credit for time already served in jail and a drug treatment facility, Gooden likely will spend about 7 1/2 months in state prison, said his attorney, Peter Hobson.

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MLB | Gooden admits cocaine usage in court

Wed, 22 Mar 2006 10:29:04 -0800

The Associated Press reports former SP Dwight Gooden admitted in court Wednesday that he violated his probation by using cocaine and likely faces prison time when he is sentenced next month.

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MLB | Gooden Held Without Bond

Wed, 15 Mar 2006 08:30:24 -0800

The Associated Press reports former MLB SP Dwight Gooden was ordered held without bond and faces up to five years in prison for violating his probation.

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