Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Has the A-Rod Moment Passed?
They're still talking about A-Rod. A number of columns and and hours of sports radio coverage today have focused on picking apart A-Rod's mea culpa. What did he say? What didn't he say? What was true and what was a lie? Who cares? He used steroids for three years, get over it. He probably did know what he was taking, but does it matter? He took steroids, we know that. He didn't suggest, as some claim, that he tested positive as a result of a GNC supplement. He simply said that we (as in baseball players generally) were taking all sorts of stuff, some of which you can get over the counter, that today would result in a negative test. He's not going to say what he took, or who he got them from, because that throws someone else under the bus and it isn't important. He admitted the use. I'm sure the press will continue to parse his Gammons' interview, but how much longer can we talk about this? Is it just me or is time to move on?