Banny Ramirez: Hair Tests Positive For Performance Enhancers
Major League Baseball announced today that Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez has been suspended for 50 games for violating its drug policy. [atta boy] *Note: This news does not affect the Washington Nationals. They will still end up in last place.
Play By Play Announcer Proves He Is No Larry King
If you give listening to this interview more than a few minutes, it becomes painfully uncomfortable. And you’ll spend the rest of the time praying that it ends. Granted, the kid doing the interview is a play-by-play announcer, and a great one at that, but his innate ability to ask …
Obama, McCain, Veeps, Horse Races, and Sports Fans
Listen up sports fans, we’ve got two outs in the bottom of the 9th, 4th down, 6 teams fouls, only seconds left on the clock before the buzzer sounds … WE’VE GOT VICE PRESIDENTIAL PICKS COMING You can get text alerts from the Obama campaign as soon as the pick …
Need a Role Model?
Every now and then something happens in sports that reminds us all that sometimes those Nike and Gatorade commercials can be real. If you didn’t see what Josh Hamilton did last night at the MLB home run derby, you missed out. A former first round draft pick in 1999, Josh …
ZIMMERMAN! Nats Win!
Ryan Zimmerman delivers game ending home run in the bottom of the 9th! Nationals 1-0 in new stadium Michael Ruane: Cheers Not Just for the Home Team but for Timely Rails, Clear Roads Dick Heller: A permanent palace for baseball in the District Express: Opening Night at Nationals Park Selig: …
Nationals Park opens today. WaPo has an interactive map for your own virtual tour. Boswell: Upon Inspection, New Home Has Some Sweet Aspects to It Sommer Mathis: Nationals Park Songs Selected
Let the countdown begin…
Now that the football season is officially over [minus one completely overrated Pro-Bowl game], it’s time to turn our attention back to baseball, and more importantly the Nats, and their new stadium opening in 55 days.
Johnny Damon to Florida
…to endorse and campaign for Rudy Giuliani
Steroids on the Hill
Congress Seeking Tejada Investigation Baseball tells Congress it’s nearing steroids accord Extreme Mortman: For Congress, It’s Steroid to Heaven
Juiced up campaign dollars
Pershing: MLB Spreads the Wealth on the Hill Major League Baseball PAC had a busy 2007, taking in $198,000 and handing out $168,000 Over the course of the year, MLB gave money to the election campaigns of 13 Senate Democrats, 10 Senate Republicans, 15 House Democrats and 10 House Republicans. …
Juiced up hearing today
Mitchell, Selig, Fehr head to Congress “We’re going to make news. I don’t think this is going to just be the stale same-old, same-old. I can’t say anything else. There will be some additional things coming out of this. And, of course, we’ll hear from Clemens next month.” – Congressman …
Gossage calls Clemens and Bonds CHEATERS
Baseball’s newest Hall of Famer, relief pitcher “Goose” Gossage, tells steroid cheaters to come clean Clemens won’t testify in Congress until at least Feb. 13th “The Oversight Committee will postpone the hearing until February 13, 2008, which is after the sentencing of Kirk Radomski,” said Reps. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and …
Can we juice the dollar?
Clemens sues ex-trainer over steroid allegations MLB adopts Mitchell recommendations on doping security