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The Victory Formation:
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 Drug Problem For those who might have trouble viewing the video, here is a transcript: “Finally tonight, what are we supposed to do with Alex Rodriguez? Embrace him? Pity him? Scorn him? I can easily understand any or all of those reactions because I think he’s a liar and a fraud. But what I don’t understand are the expressions of shock and outrage over his alleged drug use because, frankly, this country’s crazy about drugs. Modern Americans reach for a drug for any and everything – for problems real and imagined. It’s why we consume more pills than any nation on earth and why TV ads are relentlessly selling us Xarelto, Abilify, Stelara, Prodaxa, and dozens of other drugs we never ever guessed we supposedly needed. Americans are only about five percent of [...]
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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...
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...
Conflicting reports are surfacing today about whether Alex Rodriguez can still accept a reduced suspension of 100 or 150 games if he forgoes an appeal. A member of A-Rod's "posse" supposedly told USAToday that such an offer is still alive. However, MLB vice president Rob Manfred emailed the following response to the newspaper: "We have not offered 100 games and...
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 […]
I have not written a word about Alex Rodriguez since it became clear that he was appealing his …The post Actions Speak Louder than Words: MLB Suspends Dempster appeared first on On Her Game.
Alex Rodriguez says he's cutting off all non-baseball talk after
a wild weekend of accusations and retaliations on and off the
With the Tampa Bay Rays just one game behind the Red Sox, the boys from Boston can’t stand to lose any unnecessary ground.
The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry hit a fever pitch Sunday when embattled Yankees star Alex Rodriguez stepped up to the plate against Ryan Dempster. The Sox pitcher did his best to send a message to A-Rod, tossing one ball behind him, two inside and one eventually...
Ryan Dempster wants to put Sunday’s A-Rod debacle behind him, serve his suspension and move on. It’s easier said than done.
Alex Rodriguez isn’t going anywhere for now, and until he’s forced to serve a suspension, neither is the circus that accompanies him. Rodriguez is going to be under a microscope for as long as he’s playing, which is something that those in the Red...
“It’s basically become Bud Selig‘s mafia. He runs it the way he wants to run it.”
English: Alex Rodriguez in 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
That was the response Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban gave on the Jay Leno Show back on August 9th.
Leno had asked Cuban what he thought about the whole Alex Rodriguez drama, and the pending 211-game suspension MLB commissioner Bud...
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...
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...
With his retroactive suspensions of Alex Rodriguez, Miguel Tejada and others, Bud Selig is making amends for years of fan abuse.