Well, we soon may have the truth, or the latest version of the truth, or whatever passes for the truth nowadays.
Ryan Braun has started offering personal apologies, according to major-league sources. He is expected to elaborate, in the near future, on why he accepted a 65-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. And according to people he has spoken with, he is making no excuses, accepting full responsibility and acknowledging the extent of his mistakes.
The list of those receiving apologies from Braun, as you might expect, is rather lengthy. Braun, sources said, already is reaching out or plans to reach out to teammates, union officials, high-ranking baseball executives and yes, Dino Laurenzi Jr., the specimen collector whom he attacked in his infamous news conference in February 2012. Undoubtedly, Braun will apologize to fans, too.
It's doubtful that many people will change their immediate opinion of Braun once he offers his regrets and explains his actions. No, ma...