Congress asks Clemens, others to testify

Congress asks Clemens, others to testify

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Roger Clemens and the trainer who said he injected the star pitcher with steroids will be asked to testify before a U.S. congressional committee this month.

Congress calls hearing on baseball doping

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell and baseball officials have been asked to appear before the U.S. Congress regarding the doping report Mitchell issued.

Fehr says union denied preview of report

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Donald Fehr complained Thursday that Major League Baseball players had not been given an advance look at the results of an investigation into baseball drug use.

McCain wants a steroid plan for baseball

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Senator John McCain's committee said Wednesday it wants a new sports agreement on steroids as soon as possible, with stiff penalties for violators.

Congress to hear from commissioners

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Commissioners from all four major team sports in the United States were listed Thursday as witnesses before a House subcommittee next week.

Selig asks for tougher steroid penalties

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- It was reported Saturday Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has proposed stiffer penalties for violators of the league's drug policy.

House panel subpoenaes seven ballplayers

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- A House panel subpoenaed seven Major League Baseball players Wednesday to testify about steroid use in the national pastime.

Congress to probe steroid use in baseball

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. House of Representatives committee is using its subpoena power to require current and former baseball players to testify about steroid use.

Baseball players seek tougher drug rules

PHOENIX, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The major league baseball players' union has bowed to pressure from fans, Washington and the baseball commissioner in asking for tougher drug use rules.

Sport execs cited for weak anti-drug rules

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- U.S. sports executives came under fire for weak enforcement of anti-drug rules during a congressional hearing in Washington Wednesday.

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All-Star Game tied to home-field advantage

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- One year after the All-Star Game became a public relations debacle, the Major League Baseball Players Association Thursday agreed to give the game more weight t

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Baseball owners submit new plan

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Baseball contract negotiators made more movement toward the players' position Sunday in another bid to avoid a strike that is set to begin next Friday.
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Donald Fehr
MLB Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr appears before a House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on illegal substances in sports on May 18, 2005, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Donald M. Fehr (born July 18, 1948) was the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association from 1986-2009. Currently he is the executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association.

Fehr was raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. He graduated from Indiana University and was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. Fehr received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

As a young lawyer Fehr assisted the MLBPA in the Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally arbitration case (later known as the Seitz decision). In 1977, Marvin Miller hired Fehr as the Players Association general counsel.

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