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Peter Gammons is one of the most respected, revered sportswriters in America. But he made a stunning comparison today when discussing the Alex Rodriguez saga. When he was interviewed on Mike Lupica's ESPN Radio New York show, Gammons relayed a quote comparing A-Rod to the Boston Marathon bombers in how he's handled his battle with Major League Baseball. "He wants to blow up the world. He's like the marathon bombers." In fairness, Gammons infers that he's had people from the Yankees say that to him, so who knows if that's Gammons' thoughts directly or whether he's just relaying that quote from within the organization. Still though, it's probably best to not share that kind of analogy publicly. Say what you want about A-Rod... but terrorist? It just goes to show how toxic this situation is and how perspective is quickly being lost.
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As the trial between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball continues its back and forth, featuring exploding tempers and furious allegations, everyone seems to have an opinion. We certainly have ours. You certainly have yours. And everyone in between – fans, pundits, even many people who couldn’t care less about baseball.
But no one’s opinion – at least as far...
Tell em why you mad son?
“This is ridiculous,” Rodriguez is said to have shouted after Horowitz issued his ruling shortly before noon at MLB’s offices on Park Ave.
Rodriguez then pointed his finger at Manfred, who directed baseball’s investigation into the Biogenesis clinic suspected of being a source of supply of illegal PEDs to ballplayers, and said “You know you’re...
The whole offseason for the New York Yankees hang on two things: What will Robinson Cano do and what will happen to Alex Rodriguez.
Well, the Rodriguez saga continues to take new turns at every direction as it was reported that Rodriguez walked out of his hearing in the arbitration case involving his 211-suspension.
Rodriguez denied using performance-enhancing drugs before admitting...
Alex Rodriguez has walked out of his grievance hearing after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify.
Horowitz was in the midst of the 12th day of hearings Wednesday on the grievance filed by the players' association to overturn the 211-game suspension given to Rodriguez by Major League Baseball last summer for alleged violations...
Although he may have to wait quite a while before he gets to learn of his fate when it comes to a 211 game suspension by the MLB, Alex Rodriguez left the hearing and was unabashedly pleased with how the whole thing went.
According to ESPN, A-Rod's confidence is flying high:
"We crushed it,'' Rodriguez said. "They had nothing.''
((HT: Sportsnet/YES))Alex Rodriguez decided to call his meeting with Major League Baseball a "farce..."A lot of people would agree, but not for the reason he claims the meeting was a farce...After not getting the commissioner to agree to answering questions in New York City, Rodriguez and his legal team stormed out of the MLB offices and decided to go on their (the HQ is...
It wasn't exactly an F. Lee Bailey cross-examination, but Alex Rodriguez’s top defense lawyer put Randy Levine on the stand Tuesday in the star-crossed player’s contentious arbitration hearing at Major League Baseball’s Park Ave. offices and questioned him for about 10 minutes on a variety of subjects.
According to a source familiar with the hearing, Joe Tacopina revisited...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyers were back at his arbitration hearing
without him Thursday, a day after he added a different kind of
walk-off to go along with the 11 game-ending hits in his big league
The Big Leagues And then the embattled slugger went on the radio to talk all about it.
Some people will buy it. Maybe not a lot, maybe only a lunatic
fringe, but some. Some people will view Alex Rodriguez as a martyr,
and there is nothing baseball can do about that now.
Alex Rodriguez is pure drama.
Today, A-Rod stormed out of his grievance hearing after arbitrator, Fredric Horowitz, refused to call MLB commish, Bud Selig, to the stand.
That just happened per every media outlet in the country. Check the video at BusinessInsider.com HERE.
Apparently, upon hearing Selig would not testify, A-Rod slammed his hand on the table...
Photo via CNN.comScott Levesque (@scottlevesque)Online Content EditorI'm not going to intro this video with an incoherent ramble about the absurdities that are Alex Rodriguez. As much as it pains me, I'm going to refrain from doing so.However, I will say this about the following video: It's the perfect visualization of why Alex Rodriguez is where he's at.(Get ready...
New York, NY -- This morning with Sportsradio WFAN, New York's Boomer and Carton, Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer Joe Tacopina attempted to clear up some of the A-Rod questions and misconceptions, after a crazy week for the player that included his arbitration hearing. Some of the topics covered during the lengthy interview include claims that:• His team has “overwhelming” evidence...
It’s been an interesting sports media week and we have it covered on Sports Media Weekly. Joining Ken Fang of Fang’s Bites and me for the program this week is Brian Berger of Sports Business Radio. We begin the program looking at the appearance late this afternoon of Alex Rodriguez on the Mike Francesa radio program on WFAN in
I was home sick from work yesterday when I heard about Alex Rodriguez storming out of the MLB hearing on his case, throwing a hissy fit over Bud Selig not having to testify. I then heard about his appearance on Mike's On, Mike Francesa's WFAN sports radio show with the dated theme song. (Mike, it's 2013, not 1986!)Anyhow, I ended up getting to watch the replay on the...