Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Jenrry Mejia

Maybe you missed this little news story …Red Sox sign previously banned Mejia to minor league deal . Here’s the rub …Jenrry Mejia was banned for life after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs (PEDS) on 3 separate occasions. Not one not two but three times. Yes the Comissioner reinstated Mejia after meeting with him.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Jenrry Mejia”

Smallthoughts: Alex Rodriquez and the Yankees Deserve the Mess they Made…Together

The Yankees and Alex Rodriquez called a press conference on Sunday at 11 am to announce? That Alex Rodriquez is going to make Friday his last day on the job as a Yankee player then is going to be a special advisor for the 2017 season. That is what they said. Now let’s take aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Alex Rodriquez and the Yankees Deserve the Mess they Made…Together”

Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PED Use

Miami Marlins speedy second baseman was suspended by Major League Baseball 80 games  after he tested positive for two types of performance-enhancing drugs, exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, a modified form of testosterone. Gordon is the fifth major league player suspended for PEDs this season, after Colabello, Phillies pitcher Daniel Stumpf, Indians outfielder Abraham Almonte and MetsContinue reading “Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PED Use”

SmallThoughts: Rant of the Week…Chris Colabello

Ummm OK I am not understand how a world class athlete who earns a living with his body , not know what he is taking in his body. Chris Colabello is the latest to be exposed and suspended for PED use, he didn’t deny it was in his body , he wonders out loud howContinue reading “SmallThoughts: Rant of the Week…Chris Colabello”

Lance Armstrong: I would dope again

Perhaps there was something lost in translation, or maybe he just really still doesn’t get the impact his words has or for that matter his actions had on his sport, but in a recent interview Lance Armstrong was quoted as saying the following: “If I was racing in 2015, no I wouldn’t do it againContinue reading “Lance Armstrong: I would dope again”

Alex Rodriquez admitted to PED use while with the Yankees…

To the surprise of few ARod’s admitted use of PEDs didn’t rock the sports landscape. Not today. After years of lying to the press, the public, the fans, and suing anyone who dared say he did PEDs, fighting Baseball on his suspension and racking up untold dollars of legal bills (Lawyers) after all of that…heContinue reading “Alex Rodriquez admitted to PED use while with the Yankees…”

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 …”

Von Miller to serve 6-game suspension

According to published reports: ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos linebacker Von Miller will serve a six-game suspension under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, a violation the linebacker said did not result from a positive test. The league wanted a longer penalty for the third-year linebacker, but the sides agreed to less than half the season, aContinue reading “Von Miller to serve 6-game suspension”