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Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun seems to finally understand that the easiest way to get past a problem is to admit to and deal with the truth.
On Thursday, Braun released a lengthy explanation through the Brewers for how and why he got involved with PEDS.
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BEST OF MAXIM
Letter to the fans of the Milwaukee Brewers:
I have always been very grateful for the privilege of playing baseball in the great city of Milwaukee.
I am so sorry for letting you down by being in denial for so long and not telling the whole truth about what happened.
I am ashamed and extremely embarrassed by the decisions I made. There are no excuses for what I did and I take full...
Disgraced Brewers slugger Ryan Braun released a statement on Thursday evening admitting PED use, accepting responsibility and apologizing for his actions.
Ryan Braun put out a 944-word letter of remorse Thursday. He stopped a little short of confessing exactly which substances led to his MLB drug suspension, but otherwise it was a full and satisfying expression of remorse for taking some bad stuff and for the bratty way he acted after he got accused of it.
That apology said the right stuff, and I'll go ahead and accept that he...
Brewers players are glad that Ryan Braun has acknowledged he took performance-enhancing substances that resulted in his 65-game suspension by Major League Baseball.
His teammates think it's a good step to explain when he used banned substances. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy calls it ''was a good first step on the road to redemption.''
Braun released his statement...
Text of statement by Ryan Braun released Thursday by the Milwaukee Brewers:
Now that the initial MLB investigation is over, I want to apologize for my actions and provide a more specific account of what I did and why I deserved to be suspended. I have no one to blame but myself. I know that over the last year and a half I made some serious mistakes, both in the information I failed...
Ryan Braun finally spoke out — well, released a statement — about his 65-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use on Thursday. Now that the tension has been alleviated, Braun’s Brewers teammates are letting the world know they’ve got his back.
Some of Braun’s teammates, namely catcher Jonathan Lucroy and relief pitcher John Axford, as well as Brewers manager...
For those looking for Ryan Braun's apology, he finally released a statement yesterday. Braun wrote a lengthy statement admitting to using PEDs, explaining why he accepted the suspension, and apologizing to those he hurt. In the statement, Braun never fully acknowledges seeking out PEDs, but he says he recognized what he was doing. Here's the statement in full:
So...Ryan Braun apologizes.
The former N.L MVP is serving a 65 game suspension after Major League Baseball was able to link him to Biogenesis a Miami area facility that allegedly provided steroids and other performance enhancing drugs to professional athletes.
Braun had been suspected for a couple of years. In early 2012, he was able to beat MLB after allegedly failing a...
They are a forgiving lot, these Milwaukee Brewers fans. Even when it comes to Ryan Braun.
Shortly before the Cardinals' game Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee, FOX Sports Midwest reporter Jim Hayes scoured the parking lots and sidewalks around Miller Park to ask Brewers fans what they thought about their disgraced left fielder.
Braun, of course, recently accepted a 65-game...
To say Ryan Braun has had a rough go of it since being popped (again) for his involvement with performance enhancing drugs would be fair.
To say its been a rough week? Well...that would be an understatement. Consider this.
First, it was leaked that he told friends that the guy who collected his urine sample back in 2011 was an anti-Semite and a, get this, Chicago Cubs...
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun issued a public apology for his PED use Thursday. He received a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. Braun’s statement: Now that the initial MLB investigation is over, I want to