S.F. Chronicle challenges release of sealed names in Mitchell report

The New York Daily News reports that lawyers for the San Francisco Chronicle filed a brief last Friday asking the federal government to explain why it shared what it had deemed secret information with the man probing steroids in baseball.

The Chronicle reportedly said the federal government may have violated its own sealing order when it gave former Sen. Majority Leader George Mitchell permission to publish the names of players accused of using performance-enhancing drugs.

The Daily News story is here.