Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner says his team’s offense has to snap out of its funk. A-Rod in the lineup would be nice right about now.
It was not quite said with his father’s famed intensity, but the message was the same. A Steinbrenner is not happy with the Yankees.
And so lingers the aura of suspicion after suspensions. It has been somewhat quiet on the steroid front this year. But does that mean the masses have learned a lesson, or are they just waiting for a new drug?
According to ESPN, authorities are considering giving Major League Baseball the information that it wants. If and when the league gets the names, suspensions will likely be handed down quickly.
Because we think that extra million is just one too many.
The DEA’s investigation into Tony Bosch’s operation “revealed previously unnamed MLB players,” according to ESPN’s T.J. Quinn. And those names, he reported, are bound to be released.
The former clinic owner accused of selling PEDs to Alex Rodriguez agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major-league ballplayers and high-school athletes.
As far as professional sports is concerned, New York is the biggest stage in the country and arguably on the planet. Stars tend to want to play here, even despite the pressure that comes with the territory.
To contrast the popularity of Jeter with the dislike of A-Rod, Funny or Die produced a parody video in which New Yorkers pay their … er … respects to Rodriguez.
Alex Rodriguez received a therapeutic use exemption for the otherwise-banned substance clomid, according to the book “Blood Sport,” which was published last week.
Attorney David Cornwell’s law firm filed papers Monday in Manhattan federal court saying the baseball star owes more than $380,000 related to their work against his steroid suspension.
We love our athletes, but we also love to criticize them. And in today’s world of social media and blogs, such criticism is universal and it always comes in bulk.
“Blood Sport” is full of juicy bits, including a gem that co-authors Gus Garcia-Roberts and Tim Elfrink shared with WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show on Tuesday.
He’s a cheat and a hypocrite, telling kids about the perils of PEDs while shooting equine cocktails deep into his tan tush. He’s not playing this season precisely because of his broken moral compass. But do we miss him?
According to excerpts of the book, A-Rod was granted a therapeutic-use exemption (TUE) by the league prior to the 2007 season so he could take a form of testosterone.