Found August 10, 2013 on
The Victory Formation:
Before there was Anthony Bosch, there was Victor Conte. Conte was the man behind the performance-enhancing drugs that reportedly fueled Barry Bonds, Jason Giambi, and Marion Jones. He has attempted to right his life ever since he spent 4 months in prison after negotiating a plea deal where he admitted guilt for conspiracy to distribute steroids, and that includes being a witness to Major League Baseball in their investigation into Alex Rodriguez. According to a report from the New York Daily News, Conte met with MLB officials and informed them that A-Rod showed up with former BALCO customer, Bill Romanowski, in an attempt to land ‘legal’ performance-enhancing drugs. Conte said Rodriguez had been trying to set up a sitdown through Romanowski for two months before they finally met, the day before the Yankees kicked off a three-game series with the Oakland A’s. Romanowski had tried to convince Conte to fly to New York or Los Angeles to meet with Rodriguez, but Conte said he declined the offer. “I flushed it out with Romo before they ever showed up at the office,” Conte said. “I clearly told Romo it (anything he could do for Rodriguez) was about legal performance enhancement.” The [...]
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The fan who caught A-Rod's first home run of the season at Yankee Stadium on Sunday is open to selling it, even to Rodriguez, saying, "I’ll sell it back to [A-Rod] if he wants it."
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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez played in Yankee Stadium Friday night for the first time this season and received an understandably mixed reaction from the fans.
As A-Rod came to the plate, there was about a 50-50 split between fans cheering and booing. However, after A-Rod struck out in his first at-bat, he was nearly...
Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run for the New York Yankees since returning to the lineup last week on Sunday afternoon in a 5-4 Yankee victory. You know what that means - it was an AAAAAAAA Bomb from AAAAAAAA Rod in the WCBS booth.
In actuality, John Sterling's call is rather subdued. Instead of the full blown Vaudeville call that he gives most Yankee home run calls...
HOW BIG OF HIM
Mariano Rivera said that Alex Rodriguez met with each player on the team and apologized to them, saying, "It meant a lot to all of us that he came and did that."
Alex Rodriguez would get booed in just about every building in America right now, including, as was evident Friday night, Yankee Stadium.
The disgraced superstar returned to the Bronx for his first game in front of the home crowd since he was hit with a 211-game suspension last week. In fact, it was Rodriguez’s first appearance at Yankee Stadium in nearly a year, as the third baseman...
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Alex Rodriguez reportedly met in secret with Victor Conte, the founder of BALCO, last season to discuss performance-enhancing drugs.
Members of Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs, "60 Minutes" reported Friday.
Citing unidentified sources, the CBS news show said the leak occurred in February, days after the Miami New Times published documents implicating the Yankees star in the Biogenesis investigation...
Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning.
And when he struck out? Booed even more. Loudly, too.
Same thing when he fanned the next time up.
The crowd at Yankee Stadium had its say Friday night when Rodriguez played at home for the first time since last October. While...
He has next to nothing to do with the Yankees’ season being finished by the first week of August.
In fact after missing four months recovering from hip surgery and morphing into the face of the Biogenesis scandal he has looked better than expected.
Yet tonight at Yankee Stadium a frustrated Yankees fan base likely will greet Alex Rodriguez who makes his Bronx season debut with...
It all seems so quaint compared to his 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball but Alex Rodriguez is being disciplined by the Yankees for seeking a second opinion on his strained quad without authorization from the team reports Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York.
This arises out of that fun little controversy in July when A-Rod had Dr. Michael Gross examine his MRI and then go...
The last time Alex Rodriguez set foot in Yankee Stadium against the Tigers, he was benched in favor of Eric Chavez. Now, he returns nearly a year later – back at third base.
It seems as if it’s now or never for the Yankees, who are just one game above .500 coming into tonight’s game. Ivan Nova looks to continue his recent success, facing off against New Jersey native Rick Porcello...
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will make his 2013
Yankee Stadium debut Friday night, and he says he couldn't be more
In light of the Biogenesis scandal, Joe Healy feels (gasp!) sympathy for the disgraced Alex Rodriguez.
Alex Rodriguez connected for his first home run of the season on Sunday slugging a solo second-inning blast to left field off the Tigers' Justin Verlander.
For Rodriguez it was his 648th career home run and also accounted for his 1951st career RBI surpassing Stan Musial for sole possession of fifth place on baseball's all-time list.
In his next at-bat Rodriguez added an...
Mark Cuban tends to have opinions on things, and when it comes to Alex Rodriguez and the Biogenesis scandal, it’s no different.
The Dallas Mavericks owner was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Thursday, and he was asked about the 211-game suspension — which the Yankees third baseman is appealing — that Rodriguez was handed Monday. Characteristically, Cuban used it...