A strike against justice

Why have only some players linked to PEDs been banished from baseball?

Originally Published: February 22, 2014
By Howard Bryant | ESPN The Magazine

MAYBE IT IS over for Alex Rodriguez even though he has dropped his lawsuit against baseball. Maybe he'll return in a year, meekly, end his career and then be discarded for good by major league baseball. He wouldn't be the first to be shunned, nor would it be undeserved after he dissolved whatever goodwill he had accrued in the game.

Still, there's something troubling about the justice here. When discussing race, most Americans cannot handle the topic without a blankie ...

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