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Alex Rodriguez said he 'made an ass of' himself denying PED allegations

Alex Rodriguez just admitted something Boston Red Sox fans have been saying for years.The former New York Yankees third baseman is no stranger to controversy, but there’s one thing in his past he particularly regrets. In 2013, Rodriguez went on Mike Francesa’s radio show on WFAN in New York to defend himself against allegations of performance-enhancing drug use in the Biogenesis...
Via NESN.com
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage says it’s ‘insulting’ to be compared to Mariano Rivera

Goose Gossage is back at New York Yankees’ spring training and he wants you to get off his lawn.In an interview with NJ.com, Gossage cast shade on Mariano Rivera, calling him “great … for one inning,” and saying it’s “insulting” for him to be compared to the all-time saves leader. Rivera finished his career with 342 more saves than Gossage, an ERA 0.8 runs lower, 1...
Via Sportsnaut
February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Why MLB's instant replay, and not the intentional walk, should be altered

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has lived a pretty charmed life as commish since taking over before the 2015 season; the steroid boom that occurred during the Bud Selig regime has largely been dealt with, there was a smooth and quiet negotiation of a new collective bargaining agreement, the Cubs' curse-breaking run led to the Series' highest average ratings in 12...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf thinks interleague play should determine home field in the World Series

While the “Selig Rule” giving World Series home field advantage to the team whose league wins the All-Star Game was abolished in baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement, Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf said he wished the new rule gave home field advantage to the team whose league finishes with the better interleague record. Here are Reinsdorf’s thoughts, as...
Via The Comeback
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Does Bud Selig’s Hall of Fame election open the door for the steroid era?

Bud Selig’s election to the Hall of Fame might be the needed push to get known PED users into Cooperstown. On Sunday, Selig was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The decision divided the baseball community. Selig, commissioner of MLB from 1992-2014, was responsible for a number of key elements in the game today, including adding both the wild card playoff spot and interleague...
Via The Comeback
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Bug Selig to teach at Arizona State University

It seems former MLB commissioner Bud Selig has found his calling post-retirement from the game. He’s set to join the Sports Law and Business program as a teacher at the law school of Arizona State University. Batter up! Ex-MLB commissioner Bud Selig to teach sports law & business at @ASUCollegeOfLaw https://t.co/e8qFpJCj1N pic.twitter.com/T7cEWqnqZz — ASU Now (@asunews)...
Via The Comeback
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Bud Selig portrait commissioned by Padres is creepily macabre (photo)

A portrait of outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig now hangs in the lobby of the San Diego Padres’ offices at Petco Park. And to be kind, the portrait of Selig is, well, kinda creepy. The Padres last year renamed a plaza outside Petco Park “Selig Hall of Fame Plaza.” The suspicion then was that it...Read More The post Bud Selig portrait commissioned by Padres is creepily macabre...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers to open ‘Selig Experience’ museum

Seattle proudly boasts the Experience Music Project, a museum inspired by native son Jimi Hendrix. Starting next year, Milwaukee will proudly (?) boast (?) the Selig Experience, a museum inspired by native son Bud Selig. You think we’re kidding. But we’re not. The Selig Experience will be a 1,400-square foot exhibit will be open year round at Miller Park, because if there...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

S.F. Giants CEO believes ads on uniforms are coming

San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer indicated in an interview with a local radio station in the Bay Area that he believes advertisements on MLB uniforms are coming soon. One of the reasons Baer believes that this is a likelihood is due to the fact that current commissioner Bud Selig has been a consistent opponent of placing ads on players’ uniforms during his trenue. He’s set...
Via Sportsnaut
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

How to fix baseball

One of the beauties of baseball is that the game is timeless. You can run out of innings, but never out of time. It’s what separates baseball from football, basketball, and hockey. That was once a good thing — when baseball was the national pastime. It no longer holds that title, as it has been surpassed by football, and arguably basketball, as sports more connected to the current...
Via The Sports Post
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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