MLB Won’t Get Healthy Until Selig Gets Tough: Baseball’s Fungible Steroids Rules
A little sports truth for those who think that MLB is doing more than rounding up the “usual suspects” a-la “Casablanca” when they propose 100 game suspensions for substance cheaters. … Continue reading
Is Major League Baseball Going Broke? Why American Needle Makes Sports Leagues Nervous
Major League Baseball (MLB) appears to be hurting financially. The signs were there, or more correctly, notthere, from the time that we landed at the airport in Indianapolis, site of this … Continue reading
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Should Resign After Making Mockery of MLB Anti-Doping
(Opinion) Commissioner Allan Huber (Bud) Selig should resign. This isn’t the first time anyone has said that, but, in the wake of a drug-suspension-shaving scandal that we uncovered at MLN Sports … Continue reading
Is the First Amendment Safe When the Message Owns the Media?
Is there a First Amendment right to cover sports news? American sports do not seem like the place for a show-down on the freedom of the press, but that is … Continue reading
Manny Ramirez Minor League ‘Rehab’ Run Shows Steroid Use is Fans’ Fault
I really do not want to hear ANYONE from the cushy private boxes to the bleachers complain about steroid use in the professional game of baseball anymore. Minor league fans … Continue reading
If You Think A-Rod is the Doper, the Bigger Addicts are MLB and YOU.
Sadly, Major League Baseball (MLB) is plagued with addiction, but it is not the players who are hooked on performance-enhancing substances (PES); It is the fans who are addicted to … Continue reading
Elegy for a Lightweight – An Epitaph for John Henry Williams
Let us finally put to rest one myth: Ted Williams was not frozen by his evil son, John Henry Williams. That is a bit of lore cooked up by the … Continue reading