Ryan Braun's weak apology looks better than Alex Rodriguez's silence

Tuesday July 23rd, 2013
Alex Rodriguez was reportedly on track to join the Yankees soon, but he may get suspended instead.
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I think A-Rod was so naturally talented that even if he had never taken a performance-enhancing drug, he probably would have made the Hall of Fame. But we will never know, and neither will he. He is a pinata on the American sports scene. He has sunk so low, yet still not low enough to engender sympathy. I hope it really did feel good to put on his helmet and metal cleats. Sometimes, that seems like all he has. And pretty soon, he won't even have that.

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