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‘Have I lied in the past?? Yes I have – I lied so I could live to see another day…’
That quote came out of the end of a recent WWE episode. It was one of Vince McMahon’s long-time rivals facing the music during the program’s final segment.
But while watching the pro wrestling storyline unfold, I couldn’t help but think of the continuing real-life circus of PED scandals in baseball and other sports. I thought of Rafael Palmeiro, Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez…
And now very possibly Ryan Braun.
Just ten days ago Braun appeared at the Milwaukee Brewers fan-fest talking how happy he was to have a quiet, controversy-free off-season. It just seemed way too good to be true.
Two days later the Miami New Times broke the Biogenesis story.
Considering the ‘anti-aging’ clinic just happened to be in South Florida, I immediately wondered if Braun would eventually join A-Rod, Melky Cabrera, and Gio Gonzalez as central figures in the investigation.
I would really like to think that Jeff Passan’s a...
BEST OF MAXIM
SECOND TIME AROUND
After having a positive test overturned last Spring, Ryan Braun has been linked to PEDs once again as his name has shown up in Biogenesis records.
One year later, we have the sequel: Major League Baseball vs. Ryan Braun, Part II.
Days before the start of spring training, MLB drug sleuths have a fresh opportunity to pursue allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Braun. That is the biggest takeaway from Tuesday night's Yahoo! Sports report, which said Braun's name appeared in records of the Biogenesis clinic...
Yahoo! Sports reporters Jeff Passan and Tim Brown reported late on Tuesday that they had obtained records of now defunct anti-aging clinic Biogenesis and that three of the documents contained the name of Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun. Last week, the New Times of Miami reported that Biogenesis and its founder Anthony Bosch had allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to other...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun said he used the person who ran the Florida clinic under investigation by Major League Baseball only as a consultant on his drug suspension appeal last year.
"I have nothing to hide," Braun said in a statement released by his representatives to The Associated Press on Tuesday night.
Earlier in the day, Yahoo Sports...
As Major League Baseball continues their investigation of Anthony Bosch’s Biogenesis clinic in Miami, Florida, there are still more names of professional ballplayers released that had a connection with the biggest PED scandal since BALCO. The newest release of names included Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli and Orioles third baseman Danny Valencia, but the biggest name was the...
What happened yesterday?
Ryan Braun (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
First it was Yahoo Sports who reported the names of Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and New York Yankees Francisco Cervelli.
The New York Daily News in a few hours later, identifying Jesus Montero of the Seattle Mariners.
Followed by SI’s Tom Verducci ousting the name of Detroit Tigers Jhonny Peralta.
Those are the latest...