Albert Pujols drops defamation suit

Updated: February 11, 2014, 10:54 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols dropped a defamation lawsuit against Jack Clark on Monday after Clark issued a statement retracting his previous comments alleging that Pujols had used performance-enhancing drugs.

"I have accepted Jack Clark's retraction and apology to resolve my lawsuit against him and clear my name," Pujols said in a statement released Monday evening.

Clark created a stir on St. Louis sports talk radio last summer when he said he knew "for a fact'' ...

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