How good is the next name going to have to be, from baseball’s secret steroids-offender list? The returns on the leaks from the six-year-old document are already diminishing: Alex Rodriguez was boffo, scandal-perfect, exactly what everyone wanted to hear.
But that was the peak. The Manny Ramirez–David Ortiz combo? Ramirez was already serving a Read More
No matter what the outcome of the tests now being conducted on the Roger Clemens-Brian McNamee syringes and no matter what the outcome of the anti-defamation suits Clemens and McNamee have filed against each other and no matter whether the government finds grounds to indict Clemens on perjury, there’s one issue that no one is Read More
A federal grand jury indicted Barry Bonds on four counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice, the culmination of a four-year investigation into baseball’s all-time home run leader.
About an hour after the news was announced yesterday, Greg Anderson, a longtime trainer of Bonds who was in jail for refusing to answer Read More
The Jason Grimsley news, though upsetting to me as an Orioles fan, is a further reminded that Barry Bonds is being singled out, that perform-enhancing substances are widespread in the game of baseball. Maybe not everyone’s using it, but just about everyone.
Years ago in Minnesota, the late great Zoilo Read More
Everyone hates Barry Bonds. If you need me to hate him, I’ll hate him too. He has supposedly disgraced baseball. Though, no, we have no idea how many guys were using steroids. Probably just about everyone, I imagine.
It seems to me there is something to be admired in the way that Bonds has Read More
Like most Americans, I eat a significant amount of poultry-mostly supermarket poultry, that innocuous white bread of the protein world. I’m not sure that I exceed the national annual average of 81 pounds per person, which is about equal to three cutlets a week. But as it’s so convenient, and hard to botch up, I Read More