Hey, A-Rod: Stop the whining and accept your fate

Alex Rodriguez is showing what a phony he really is in his essentially asking out of playing in Texas.

Originally Published: July 31, 2003
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Alex Rodriguez wields the sort of unselfishness that inspires. Others might think of money, of gaudy championship rings, of Madison Avenue appeal. But A-Rod is thinking of Rangers owner Tom Hicks. "I want what's best for Mr. Hicks, if it were down to the Rangers improving or me being happy," he said Wednesday.

"If the Rangers found they could be better off without me, whether now or a year or two down the road, I'd be willing to sit down and talk."

Bless you, A-Rod. (Sniff, ...

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