Found July 22, 2013 on NESN.com:
Some people go to great lengths to defend themselves or their friends on Twitter. But perhaps Aaron Rodgers should have done some vetting before getting Ryan Braun’s back. Braun admitted Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs and said he would accept punishment from Major League Baseball, which suspended him for the rest of the season. His admission has sent ripples throughout MLB, and most of the ripples have not been kind — Braun has vehemently denied PED use and had everyone from his teammates to Rodgers defending him against lingering accusations. Now, those folks are also taking flak for taking Braun at his word. Of everyone who defended Braun, Rodgers has to be in the funniest position. The Packers quarterback apparently believed Braun to the extent that he went on offense against the people piling on the Brewers slugger in recent years, calling them out and saying the allegations were “ridiculous.” MLB and cable sports tried to sully the reputation of an innocent man...
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