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A-Rod: It’s no distraction

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jul 14, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post


They just turned the media loose on the AL All-Star team. There are mostly regular baseball writers asking about the game, but there are also assorted dopes who ask stupid questions. It’s nowhere near as bad as Super Bowl Media Day, but baseball tries. The only good thing is the quantity of hot TV babes increases dramatically at these events.

Alex Rodriguez had waves of reporters around him. Somebody, of course, asked the Madonna question. A-Rod actually answered it.

“Everybody has distractions and personal issues,” he said. “Mine just happen to be on the front page.”

Rodriguez then spoke about his experiences at Virginia Tech and meeting with John Challis, the terminally ill kid from Pittsburgh. It was a very good answer.




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