In My Opinion
Twenty-five years ago this week, Pete Rose was banished for life from baseball, and thus from the red carpet ride he would have taken into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Sympathy hasn’t often come his way since, partly because Rose can come off as irascible, unlikable, his own worst enemy — but mostly because he agreed to his ban, with a swipe of a pen trading immortality for indelible notoriety.
The Miami-Dade School Board will start a pilot steroid testing program that will get under way during the coming school year.
Baseball doping scandal
The man whose Coral Gables clinic became a steroid dispensary for major league ballplayers was busted Tuesday, as was a cousin of Alex Rodriguez.
ALL-STAR GAME NOTEBOOK
Giancarlo Stanton didn’t leave Target Field as the Home Run Derby champion. But that doesn’t mean he’s done trying.
All-Star Game preview
A middle-school teacher and Red Sox fan sitting among a crowd of baseball writers at the All-Star Game festivities Monday afternoon had some advice for National League starting pitcher Adam Wainwright.
MLB Draft | South Florida
As the sun made its way toward nightfall Friday, the University of Miamis entire starting rotation plus the outfielder who led the team in hitting joyously began making plans to celebrate the moment. Andy Suarez, Chris Diaz, Bryan Radziewski, Javi Salas and center fielder Dale Carey were all selected in the Major League Baseball draft.
draft | south florida players
Two players with South Florida ties were selected in the upper half of the first round in Thursday night’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
In my opinion
Major League Baseball needs another comeback by Roger Clemens as much as it needs another positive drug test.