Originally written October 28, 2012 on Pirates Prospects:
We’ve heard about the Pittsburgh Pirates putting their players through Navy SEAL training. We heard the original story, the repeat of the story, the re-repeat of the story, and all of the national attention that the story has received. We’ve heard from anonymous players, coaches, parents, agents, and members of other organizations who have spoken out against the reports of the training. There is one group we haven’t heard from: The Acumen Performance Group; the group that conducted the training. There’s a reason we haven’t heard from them. No one has contacted them. Throughout the initial investigating of the story, no one contacted them to get more details on the training, or on the goals of the training. Despite national attention and local and national articles written by the Tribune Review, NBC Sports, Yahoo, and almost every other outlet, no one got in touch with APG to find out more details. The guys at APG have been sitting back and reading all of the articles that have been ...
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