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Mark McGwire admitted to using steroids, and I have trouble working up any sort of furor over it. I’m supposed to feel personally offended, right?
I love people that tell me they stopped watching hockey after the strike, but they still watch baseball. Which, I might remind you, is a sport that sprinkled a strike in between games featuring players deploying varying levels of unadulterated cheat.
It was a well choreographed admission by Team McGwire though. Blow it all up on one day (the anti-Tiger method), talk to every news outlet on the planet, address it, then let us get overexposed/numb again and forget. Also, don’t admit steroids helped your stats, because, they obviously didn’t.
On the upside, baseball fans, you can sleep easy knowing that Sammy Sosa wasn’t using, and if he was, he speaks too little english to give a Bob Costas exclusive.
I heard Curtis Joseph is announcing his retirement today (from not playing?). I gotta say, I was a big fan. One of those goalies that you can’t really explain why you like him, you just do. I also unabashedly rooted for Kelly Hrudey and Glen Healy, which made it doubly cool when both got hired by HNIC.
Anyways, good on CuJo, even though it was paiiiinful to watch him try to steal paychecks from teams at the end of his career (or as it will officially be known starting in 2011, “Osgooding” a team).
So, Alex Burrows has scored twice since I started writing this sentence, I think. Here’s his stat line from his last three games: 9100 G, 0 A, for 9100 PTS. Okay, it’s just eight goals in three games, but still, you’re impressed.
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