I’m about to say something utterly ridiculous. I am currently rooting for Alex Rodriguez.
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, Biogenesis, Goodfellas, Henry Hill, Jay Mohr, Jose Canseco, Manny Ramirez, Mark McGwire, MLB, New York Yankees, Pete Rose, Rafael Palmeiro, Ryan Braun, Sammy Sosa, Steroids, Trenton Thunder |
What in the world is wrong with athletes these days and can someone please buy these guys a vowel? I understand that displacement sometimes comes with fame and fortune but just because you cash a hundred thousand dollar check every
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Dave Chappelle, Eddie Murphy, Kenny Chesney, Mel Gibson, NFL, Pete Rose, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper, Ryan Braun, Snoop Dogg, Steroids, Terrence Jones |
People eat. In America, we eat to excess. It’s our birthright.
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, George Shea, Hooters, Joey Chestnut, Jon Gruden, Miki Sudo, PF Changs, Ryan Braun, Sonya Thomas |
Setting: A dimly lit, smoke-filled room. A scrawny, grey-haired, spectacled gentleman sits at his desk, contemplating retirement while tapping his loafers on the Plasticine that protects his plush, office carpet from the rolling wheels of his chair.
Curt Schilling is a lightning rod. You either love him or you hate him.
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox, Bud Selig, Colin Cowherd, Curt Schilling, ESPN, Jose Canseco, New Orleans Saints, Reggie Bush, Roger Goodell, Ronald Reagan, Steroids |
So Randy Moss thinks he’s the best wide receiver ever to play in the NFL.
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Allen Iverson, Bud Selig, Dallas Mavericks, JaMarcus Russell, Jerry Rice, Mark Sanchez, Nelson Cruz, New York Jets, Oprah Winfrey, Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, Steroids, Super Bowl, They Said What, Tim Tebow |
Far be it from me, a lifelong Red Sox and newly reformed Rays fan, to make fun of the New York Yankees the day after they were eliminated from the playoffs. Oh wait, that’s exactly what I’m doing.
The mid-summer classic came and went last week with the sounds of crickets chirping loudly in the background.
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Tagged Albert Pujols, Alex Avila, Alex Rodriguez, All-Star Game, America's Got Talent, Asdrubal Cabrera, Brian McCann, Bud Selig, Carl Yastrzemski, Carlton Fisk, Cliff Lee, Derek Jeter, George Brett, Greg Luzinski, Joe Morgan, Johnny Bench, MLB, Pro Bowl, Reggie Jackson, Rod Carew, Slam Dunk Contest, Steve Garvey |
I had an interesting conversation with a reader the other day. He asked me if I could believe all the hatred that had developed for LeBron James since last summer.
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Chris Bosh, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Derek Jeter, Dirk Nowitzki, Dwyane Wade, Jim Gray, LeBron James, Miami Heat, Michael Jordan, NBA, NBA Finals |
When I first heard that Jerry Sloan, long time coach of the Utah Jazz, had retired due to an alleged altercation with point guard Deron Williams (which inadvertently led to both of them leaving Utah), I was immediately taken by
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Tagged Alex Rodriguez, Alonzo Mourning, Bill Walton, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Buddy Ryan, Charles Barkley, Charlotte Hornets, Cody Carlson, Deron Williams, Don Zimmer, Houston Oilers, Houston Rockets, Jason Varitek, Jeff Van Gundy, Jerry Sichting, Jerry Sloan, Joe Frazier, Kevin Gilbride, Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, Larry Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, Miami Heat, Mike Piazza, Mugsy Bogues, Muhammad Ali, NBA Finals, New York Knicks, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Nolan Ryan, Pedro Martinez, Ralph Sampson, Robin Ventura, Roger Clemens, Shaquille O'Neal, Steroids, Utah Jazz, World Series |