During one of his infamous Power Juicer infomercials from the early 1990s, a stunningly fit-for-his-age Jack LaLanne declared, “That’s the power of the juice!”
Mr. LaLanne, known as the Godfather of Fitness, lived to be 96 and swore that juicing had transformed him from an ill and frail teenager into the fitness extremist who, well into his golden years, took a liking to towing boats while swimming shackled and handcuffed.
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
Leave aside the eye-popping eight-year, $180 million contract the Yankees and first baseman Mark Teixeira agreed to on Tuesday. Ignore for the moment that snatching him from the clutches of the Red Sox made Boston’s 2009 offense worse. The important question raised by the Teixeira deal is: how much better does Teixeira make the Yankees? Read More