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Sooner or later, someone was going to get around to comparing embattled New York Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez to Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel. Naturally, that someone had to be The Boston Globe columnist and Around the Horn panelist Bob Ryan.
I'll save you the A*Rod stuff, as it's the usual regurgitation of blah, blah, blah, PEDs, blah, blah, blah, cheater, blah, blah, blah, fraud, blah, blah, blah...That you would expect from a Boston Globe reporter about a New York Yankee. No mention of Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz' alleged failed drug test in 2003, though. Shocking that.
As for JFF, it's the average "no one here gets out alive" attack on the hypocrisy of the NCAA policies on student athletes, and on Manziel.
"The Johnny Football thing is an insult to any intelligent person’s
intelligence. He signed his name 4,400 times out of the goodness of his
heart? He is so mobbed on campus that ...
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How much better do you believe yourself to be than Alex Rodriguez. Sure, he lied. So have you. Oh, but he lied again! Again, so have you. But he took PEDs! Yeah, well, who doesn’t take meds? Ya know what? I will let Real Sports’ Bryant Gumbel takeover from here as he pontificates on the A-Rod situation, and more specifically, America’s reaction to it. Gumbel Commentary: America’s...
When we last left the Alex Rodriguez circus, we learned that Rodriguez was willing to accept an 80-100 game suspension, and then retire when his suspension was served. All because Rodriguez wants most, if not all the money remaining on his Yankees contract.
Since then Rodriguez has vowed to refrain from discussing all non-baseball matters. But that hasn’t stopped those close to...
The New York Yankees are willing to face a suit from their star Alex Rodriguez, against the team medical doctor, Dr. Chris Ahmad, as the team is claiming that no one is to blame for A-Rod's injuries but A-Rod himself.According to a source close to Rodriguez, Dr. Ahmad incorrectly diagnosed a hip injury that the Yankees star suffered last year during the 2012 MLB playoffs. Rodriguez...
A-Rod, A-Fraud, or Alex Rodriguez.
There was a time when Alex Rodriguez was widely considered the best baseball player alive. Those days are long gone. We are now reduced to Oompa Loopma jokes and pictures of him making out with himself.
Rodriguez has 649 career home runs and 1,956 RBI, both good for fifth all-time. We should be celebrate not berate.
He will never be as beloved...
Alex Rodriguez is hoping for the best possible outcome in his appeal of a 211-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use. He has hired an All-Star team of lawyers than includes top New York criminal defense attorney Joe Tacopina. Since Tacopina came on board, A-Rod’s situation has become about far more than his alleged involvement with […]
Funny how Alex Rodriguez, the player Bill Madden repeatedly insisted "will never play another game for the Yankees," is arguably the biggest reason that the Yankees have won 11 of their last 14 games and are now just 3 1/2 games out of a wild card spot, and 6 games out of the division lead. So where is Bill Madden's mea culpa?It isn't happening, of course. The...
The New York Yankees have the best record in the American League East since Alex Rodriguez returned from injury. Of course the media circus surrounding A-Rod has still been a distraction that he no longer wants to deal with.
Rodriguez told the media, “I’m shutting it all down, I’m shutting it all down. The focus is to be back on the field. There are so many great stories...
FOR PETE'S SAKE
All-time hit king Pete Rose thinks Ichiro is a fantastic ballplayer but argues the hits he tallied during his career in Japan shouldn't count towards his professional total.
I promised I wouldn’t keep posting things about A-Rod, but sometimes you can’t resist the temptation to blow the guy up. To be clear about things, I don’t dislike A-Rod like most. I actually have a little bit of sympathy for the guy because everyone is doing ‘roids, but A-Rod is getting fleeced for it.
Well, that fleecing includes a suspension for all of 2014, which means...
Alex Rodriguez has boosted YES Network’s flagging New York Yankees ratings. Meanwhile, the Texas Rangers are on pace for their highest rated month of the season, and “The ’99ers” was the second-most viewed ESPN “Nine […]
The owner of a Brooklyn grocery named after embattled New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is succumbing to pressure and looking at changing the name of his business.
First. Who knew there was such a thing? Second. It should get a name change. "A-Rod Grocery" is a dumb name. And, yeah...I realize how childish that sounds.
“I got tired...
David Ortiz doesn’t get what all the fuss is about.
Ortiz rubbed some people the wrong way earlier this week when he told USA Today Sports that he didn’t think that Ryan Dempster drilling Alex Rodriguez during Sunday’s Red Sox-Yankees game was the right thing to do. Ortiz still stands by his comments, but he also thinks that everyone is blowing the whole situation out of proportion...
(Eds: Updates with Piniella quote. Updates photo links. With AP Photos.) By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer Daily threats. Blaring headlines. Charges and countercharges.
The New York Yankees have been there before.
And Alex Rodriguez vs. Pinstripes is nothing like the bad ol' days of Reggie Jackson vs. Billy Martin vs. George Steinbrenner.
''I don't even know where...
Outside of Milwaukee Brewer superstar Ryan Braun, no other Major League Baseball player is as despised as New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez. Ironically, UFC president Dana White, who is a die hard Boston Red Sox fanboy, came to A-Rod’s defense while appearing as a guest on “Fox Sports 1 Live.”
Granted, White didn’t give A-Rod props for anything he has accomplished on the field...