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Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: The A-Rod Apologist Is Just As Delusional As Rodriguez Is

Since most men don’t have the time, money, and desperation for such municipal waste, we have the A-Rod apologist, who, like their fallen icon, has resorted to vast swaths of illogical reasoning, deflection, and denial in his defense.

01/15/2014

Roger Clemens speaks to the media alongside his attorney, Rusty Hardin (R), after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., on June 18, 2012. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Palladino: Are Hall Of Fame Voters Softening On Steroid Candidates?

It may not happen on Wednesday. It may not happen next year. But soon, the cheaters and suspected cheaters will get in. It is inevitable.

01/08/2014

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA Member

Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.

11/27/2013

Tom Glavine (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas Highlight Hall Of Fame Ballot

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

11/26/2013

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TTYM: Eminem Crashes Michigan Game, Smack-Talking 7-Year Old And Sammy Sosa Is That You?

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. Jet’s Fight Crew In case you haven’t heard –  Jets’ fans have an awful reputation of getting angry and belligerent during games. I have no idea why. Story via CBS New York Can […]

09/13/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: No Chemical Issues Today… Just Numbers

For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.

08/19/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Soriano Putting Up Eye-Popping Numbers During Recent Tear

The huge hits are even more than the Yankees hoped for when they got the good-natured Soriano in a trade with the Chicago Cubs in late July.

08/17/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Let’s Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball

Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.

08/06/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: We Shouldn’t Be Angry About A-Rod’s Money, But Rather His Lies

We aren’t angry at A-Rod because he makes the most money, but because he told the most lies. His montage of malfeasance is galling even by our subterranean standards.

08/01/2013

Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles during All-Star Workout Day on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Chris Davis On Home Run Chase: ‘61 Is The Record’

The Orioles slugger says he’s chasing baseball’s true single-season home run leader, Roger Maris, “and I think most fans agree with me on that.”

07/16/2013

John Rocker (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

John Rocker Says PEDs Made Baseball A ‘Better Game’

Rocker is still making noise, a decade after the disgraced pitcher last played in the big leagues.

07/11/2013

Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: ‘The Ultimate Blast’ — An All-Time Great Home Run Derby

Since the Midsummer Classic will be preceded by a home-run contest on the previous day, I offer this fantasy all-time Home Run Derby called “The Ultimate Blast.”

06/17/2013

Sammy Sosa (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sosa: McGwire And I Should Be In Hall — Oh, And I Might Run For President Of D.R.

Sammy Sosa thinks he and fellow steroid-tainted star Mark McGwire belong in the Hall of Fame. Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number, and he left open the possibility of running for president of the Dominican Republic.

01/25/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Legendary Met Mike Piazza To Address Steroid, PED Rumors In New Book

The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year will address the rumors of steroid use in his new book, “Long Shot,” co-author Lonnie Wheeler told Newsday.

01/11/2013

Goose Gossage (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Goose: If Bonds, Clemens Ever Get Elected, ‘I Probably Will Never Go Back To HOF’

“What kind of a society and what kind of world are we living in where we reward these guys for cheating? What kind of message does that send? And you know what? If any of these guys ever get in, I probably will never go back to the Hall of Fame.”

01/10/2013

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