The former owner of the clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s recent performance-enhancing drug scandal had his bail revoked Monday because of recent positive tests for cocaine use.
“And to be honest with you, I picked the wrong vice,” Rose said. “I should have picked alcohol. I should have picked drugs or I should have picked beating up my wife or girlfriend because if you do those three, you get a second chance.”
Do something for the fans, the ones who faithfully come out and sit in those expensive seats, whether behind the plate or in the bleachers, to watch this injury-depleted, controversy-entangled team. Do something to show them they count.
To let Alex Rodriguez slide is to implicitly say that cheating is rewarded at the highest level of the sport. Major League Baseball must make an example of him.
The game belongs to the players, coaches, managers and owners. If they want it clean, they have the power to make it so, even if it becomes extremely uncomfortable for the guilty few. They need only to come together and get it done.
Bottom line is this—A-Rod will no longer be considered among the greatest players ever, and he will not be in the Hall of Fame, as a Yankee or anything else.
“I would be surprised (if he didn’t return),” Sabathia said. “I know how hard he works and how much he cares about wanting to play and wanting to help the team. So I look for him to do everything he can to get back on the field and try to help us.’’
Alex Rodriguez has had Anthony Bosch personally come to his Miami home to inject performance-enhancing drugs, according to a report.
I’ve been alive and lucid for about 37 of the 47 Super Bowls, and it’s hard to recall a game this big shrink in the shadow of peripheral stories.
Steve Silverman argues that PED use will remain an big issue in all sports.
Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games by the MLB after testing positive for testosterone.
Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his long and brilliant career as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history.
As a former MLB player, pro scout, field manager and front office personnel executive, perhaps the most frustrating and annoying thing I hear is arguments by people regarding entry into the pro baseball HOF.
When Roger Clemens, fueled by hubris, stupidity, or both, sauntered into Congress with mien of mendacity, he essentially ruined his legacy.
Palmeiro told SI.com Wednesday that he hopes Hall of Fame voters will forgive his mistake of taking a tainted vitamin injection in 2005.