A-Rod circus flops

Rodriguez brushed off questions, boos with skill of a guy who's been there before

Updated: August 6, 2013, 2:48 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- As circuses go, this wasn't exactly the big top.

Sure, there was a bear on a unicycle, but his question to Joe Girardi was trifling at best. And I never saw that "pink elephant in the room" that Alex Rodriguez keeps mentioning.

We were promised a freak show for "A-Rod Monday" and all I got were a bunch of reporters standing around a clubhouse. Close enough, I guess.

For all the build-up, all the threats of lifetime bans, this is what happened Monday: An unpopular ...

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