NEW YORK – Red Sox slugger David Ortiz denied using steroids Saturday, saying he took only supplements or vitamins but that he was "careless" about what he took at the time of his positive test in 2003.
Ortiz, who is batting .221 with 15 homers and 61 RBI this season, apologized to fans, Red Sox manager Terry Francona and his teammates for causing a distraction.
"I definitely was a little bit careless," Ortiz said Saturday. "I was buying supplements and vitamins over the counter … but I never buy steroids or use steroids.
Wow I wonder if he would say the same thing if he went before congress?
‘I never used steroids,’ Red Sox’s Ortiz says – Baseball
(AP) — NEW YORK – The steel cage set up outside Madison Square Garden attracts hundreds of curious commuters hustling into Penn Station. Standing in the middle, bringing rush-hour traffic to a standstill, Gina Carano forces an uncomfortable smile.
She’s graced dozens of magazine covers, her raven hair and piercing eyes making her a reluctant sex symbol. She was a star on the remake of American Gladiators, and has a role in the recent "Command and Conquer" video game. She’s a rising star in sports, the new face of mixed martial arts, yet she still can’t reconcile being the center of attention.
Gina Carano a reluctant star with a powerful punch – NewsFlash
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) —Michael Vick has arrived at a suburban Atlanta community center to talk to inner-city youths about how to deal with potentially violent dogs.
The former Atlanta Falcons quarterback entered the New Life Community Center through a back entrance Saturday for an event put on by the Humane Society of the United States.
However, several members of the community were barred from entering the building. The society also refused to allow The Associated Press to enter.
Few teams in the NFL have expressed interest in signing Vick, who has been conditionally reinstated by the league after completing a 23-month federal sentence for running a dogfighting ring. Vick has been trying to bolster his image since his release.
Former NFL quarterback Vick discusses violent dogs with inner-city youth — dailypress.com