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.
A Florida police department has completed its investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s probe into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance enhancing drugs.
A-Rod lectured about the evils of steroids when he went on a contrition tour after his first go around with drugs. Don Hooton of the Taylor Hooton Foundation said he hopes A-Rod’s punishment sends a message.
Clark’s comments implying that Pujols used steroids were too vague to do any real harm and a court should dismiss the lawsuit pitting the two former Cardinals stars against each other, Clark’s attorney said.
By now you probably know about the virtually impossible legal hurdles that A-Rod has to jump over to get a stay or an injunction or, eventually, an elimination or reduction of that season-long suspension.
An independent arbitrator ruled Saturday to ban A-Rod for a full season, including the playoffs. “The number of games sadly comes as no surprise, as the deck has been stacked against me from day one,” Rodriguez said in a statement.
The Yankees have to be thrilled that they won’t have to deal with the distraction that would have come with Alex Rodriguez every waking second of next season. And, oh yeah, they just got an additional $25 million to play with, too.
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.
In a just-released transcript of last month’s parole hearing, Robert Golub admits to unintentionally killing teenage Valley Stream neighbor.
Alex Rodriguez wants his grievance hearing made public, yet so far baseball has not agreed. However, that doesn’t mean what’s being discussed in front of arbitrator Fredric Horowitz isn’t getting out there anyway.
Baseball star Albert Pujols is suing former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark for saying on his radio show that Pujols used steroids.
It would seem virtually impossible (absent an unlikely settlement) for the arbitration to be over in the allotted five days.
A-Rod makes it impossible for anyone but his lawyers to defend him. And they do so because he pays them. What’s your excuse?
The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”
An imposter claiming to be Spencer called the station and admitted to taking steroids, saying, “I have used steroids in the past … Did I ever see anyone using them? Absolutely.”