Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week …Alex Rodriquez and the New York Yankees


Please Can we stop with the pity party for Alex Rodriquez? Let’s stop with the idea that Yankee manager Joe Girardi is the bad guy by not playing him more or that his remark about not in his job description to be apart of a farewell tour was off base. Everyone missed the point. This treatmentContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week …Alex Rodriquez and the New York Yankees”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves


Rants: Alex Rodriquez… So finally after he has nothing to lose he decides to apologize to the Yankees for the drama he caused. Does he plan on giving back the money he received under false pretenses as well? Don’t forget he was being marketed by the Yankees as someone who was clean and stood toContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

MLB asks feds for names in probe


Haven’t Major League baseball had enough of PED’s and BioGenesis, Alex Rodriquez and all the other players they had busted last year? Now there is another report that MLB is asking the Feds for the names of all the players in the Bio Genesis probe. When is enough, enough?  Here is the published report onContinue reading “MLB asks feds for names in probe”

ALex Rodriquez sued by his lawyer


It seems like it just continues to get worse for ARod. Apparently he is being sued for unpaid legal fees. See the following published report … NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez faces a new challenge: He is being sued by his own lawyer. Attorney David Cornwell’s law firm filed papers Monday in Manhattan federalContinue reading “ALex Rodriquez sued by his lawyer”

ARod an Island to himself …


No matter where he goes from here, he goes it alone. It’s one thing to sue MLB…but it is quite another to sue MLBPA. The Players Association is the strongest union in sports and maybe in this country. The Players Asscociation don’t lose many battles with the Owners. They have won more than they haveContinue reading “ARod an Island to himself …”

Report: A-Rod’s lawyer almost got into a fight with Anthony Bosch’s lawyer during appeal hearing


If this is really true then you really can’t make this stuff up.According to the following report: When Alex Rodriguez said he would “fight” the 211-game suspension given to him by Major League Baseball in August, he probably didn’t mean this. The New York Daily News is reporting that A-Rod’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, nearly cameContinue reading “Report: A-Rod’s lawyer almost got into a fight with Anthony Bosch’s lawyer during appeal hearing”

Ryan Braun comes clean:admits to lying, says he used PEDs during 2011 MVP season


It took Ryan Braun long enough to finally admit to what everyone else knew…the he did use PED’s during his MVP season in 2011 and failed the test and lied about it. Two things that is missing is why he used PED’s and if he was still using after the failed test. On Thursday, severalContinue reading “Ryan Braun comes clean:admits to lying, says he used PEDs during 2011 MVP season”

A-Rod declines MLB challenge to release evidence


A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez declined Major League Baseball’s challenge to make public the drug evidence that led to the 211-game suspension of the New York Yankees star. MLB executive vice president Rob Manfred wrote to lawyer Joseph Tacopina on Monday, urging him to waive his client’s confidentiality under baseball’s Joint Drug Agreement so theContinue reading “A-Rod declines MLB challenge to release evidence”

ARod’s Lawyer: MLB and the Yankees wanted Alex Gone


Can’t say ARod didn’t warn everyone. Alex Rodriguez told us himself before Friday’s game with the Boston Red Sox that we should expect a new story or bump in the road every day. Well here comes another one. This one is from A-Rod’s new lawyer, the infamous Joseph Tacopina, told the New York Times thatContinue reading “ARod’s Lawyer: MLB and the Yankees wanted Alex Gone”

Pete Rose says he ‘picked the wrong vice,’ alcohol or drugs would have gotten him another chance, No Pete you should have told the truth sooner.


Pete Rose is a man that speaks from experience when the subject of a lifetime ban comes up. While MLB has taken a hard line stance with ARod, Pete Rose is still not allowed in Baseball’s most holy of holies… the Hall of Fame. His advice to others and to himself is simply …”I madeContinue reading “Pete Rose says he ‘picked the wrong vice,’ alcohol or drugs would have gotten him another chance, No Pete you should have told the truth sooner.”