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May 29, 2002 [LINK]

Another sports drug scandal?

Good grief, that's all we need... Tony Kornheiser of the Washington Post "admits" to using steroids. Actually, I have too: My allergy nasal spray contains a steroid compound!

The Yankees and Red Sox are still in a tight race in the AL East, while the Mariners's lead over the Angels in the AL West continues to slip. The Braves have finally climbed to the top of their NL East division, but at the cost of two more injured players: Chipper Jones and Marcus Giles. That's on top of having lost B. J. Surhoff and Mark DeRosa to injuries in recent weeks, so staying on top won't be easy. Given the way the Mets and other rivals are playing this year, being first place in the NL East isn't saying very much.

After funding problems arose, the Mets have put the idea of a new stadium on the back burner and are now looking into ways to renovate noisy and ugly Shea Stadium. Out on the prairie provinces, meanwhile, the commission in charge of leasing the Metrodome to the Minnesota Twins has postponed a decision on whether to agree to new terms that would make it easier for the team to stay in business while they look for ways to finance a new stadium. See Netscape/CNN/SportsIllustrated. Otherwise, the Twins (as well as the Expos and perhaps others) may be "contracted" out of existenced next year. Moral: The Twins never should have left Metropolitan Stadium...

NOTE: This is a "post facto" blog post, taken from the pre-November 2004 archives.

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