Alex Rodriguez said he was sorry for using steroids and blamed a permissive culture in the game.
For the Yankees, spring training will start with a major distraction to deal with. It will fall on Joe Girardi to lead the team through it.
Columnist Rick Carpiniello writes that voting for the Hall of Fame has become an impossible task because of steroids.
My first vote will be in a year and it certainly has become an issue. Frankly, I’m glad a player like A-Rod won’t be eligible for another 14 years. It might take that long to get some perspective on this era.
I’ll be heading over to the minor-league complex this morning to watch he workouts. So check back later for reports. I’m also scheduled for First Take this morning on ESPN2 at 10 a.m.