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Shane Spencer falls victim to hoax

Updated: August 13, 2013, 10:19 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Former New York Yankees outfielder Shane Spencer was the victim of a hoax in which an impersonator called an Albany radio station on Monday and made steroid allegations involving the Yankees teams Spencer played on between 1998 and 2002.

A podcast of the interview, with host Mike Lindsley of ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team, remained on the station's website until nearly 6 p.m. Tuesday until it was taken down after the hoax was discovered.

By then, the content of the ...

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