La Russa opens Hall of Fame Pandora’s Box

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

In all their cleverness, the Baseball Writers Association of America attempted an end run around the steroid era last week when it announced the timeframe of eligibility onĀ the Hall of Fame ballot would be shortened from 15 years to 10. But in itsĀ infinite stupidity, the BBWAA actually left the flank ...

Wanderlei Silva admits taking banned substance

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

In a bizarre story a few weeks ago, UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva comically avoided taking a drug test by simply leaving the gym he was working out at and running away from the test collector. Well, on Tuesday he admitted to avoiding that May 24 drug test because he was ...

Report: Players want Alex Rodriguez kicked out of union

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will miss the entire 2014 season thanks to a 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. While that may seem like the worst news the 38-year-old could have gotten, things may have actually gone even further downhill for him. On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports reported that ...

Alex Rodriguez’s attorneys vow to release all evidence, take case to federal court

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday as both sides rested their cases. That came a day after the New York Yankees third baseman walked out of the proceedings and decided not to testify in his own defense. A decision in the case is not expected until ...

Report: Alex Rodriguez met with Anthony Bosch during 2012 ALCS

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

We have yet another layer of the story involving Major League Baseball's investigation into the Biogenesis clinic in Miami. An associate of clinic founder Anthony Bosch, claims Bosch met with New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez in Detroit during the 2012 American League Championship series. The Yankees were swept by ...

Report: Alex Rodriguez refused to pay for Tony Bosch’s legal fees

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

The New York Daily News is reporting that New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez refused to pay Tony Bosch money to help with his legal fees, and as a result he cut a deal with Major League Baseball. Bosch allegedly asked Rodriguez for an amount in the hundreds of ...

Barry Bonds seeks to have felony conviction dismissed

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

When thinking about people I have absolutely zero sympathy for, Barry Bonds shoots right to the top of the list. That's why I laughed out loud when I heard that baseball's all-time home run king* is attempting to have his felony conviction for obstruction of justice overturned. Bonds' lawyer Dennis Riordan ...

University of Miami releases useless statement on PED use

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Don't you just love lawyers and the way they can use language to make things seem like they're something they're not? Clearly, the University of Miami has some quality lawyers and public relations people. As the ever-widening scandal involving the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and an "anti-aging" clinic called Biogenesis of America ...