Baseball’s Most Brazen Liar: ‘03 ‘Roider A-Fraud

Move over Rafael Palmeiro, you’re Congressional interview just got some serious company when it comes to lying about steroids. That’s because, with news leaking about Alex Rodriguez’s positive test for two types of banned steroids in past few hours, this interview with CBS anchor Katie Couric becomes awful striking.

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That’s right, A-Rod just denied using steroids, over and over again. And he did it on public TV. And he did it with a television celebrity, just to make sure that we wouldn’t forget about it. Isn’t it great how egomania can come back to bite you in the ass sometimes?

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Ben Johnson Wants To Remind You He Cheated

STEROID NATION reports that Ben Johnson, perhaps inspired by the literary masterpieces from the pen of Jose Canseco, will be writing his own autobiography. Tentatively titled Seoul to Soul, it’s sure to be a compelling, honest look at his steroid-induced rise to fame and fall from grace after dusting Carl Lewis in the 100 meters at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Or, it could be page after page of him again refusing to take the blame.

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I feel like I’ve seen some version of this story a hundred times now, and I have a hard time believing that Johnson’s story is going to be fresh or relevant. However, there is way that Johnson can take his “disgraced athlete tell-all book” and make it stand out while reaching a new market: pop-up books for children.

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