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sosa testimonyWe’re kinda tired of the Sammy Sosa story too but there is a new angle that could hurt the star long term.  Most people had already come to grips with the fact that Sosa used PEDs years ago.  However, in his 2005 testimony, he told Congress that he never used PEDs of any kind…  His statement was made through an interpreter and by his lawyer.

That testimony is going to be review to see if Sosa had committed perjury.  If so, Sammy is quickly heading down the same path that Roger Clemens did.

Now, we still haven’t heard anything from Sosa himself on the matter.  And to be honest, we really don’t want to.  Sammy is likely to do exactly what A-Rod did; throw himself on the mercy of the court.  Save us the act Sammy.  We know you’re not sorry for what you did.  We don’t blame you for it either.

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Are you surprised?  We’re certainly not.

The New York Times has the scoop.

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sammy sosa hopOur feelings on Sammy Sosa are very mixed.  There’s the memories as a kid when Sammy came running out to right field and everyone cheered him.  He had the little hop after he knew/thought he hit a homer.  And of course, the summer of 1998 when he and Mark McGwire chased 61 to save baseball.  What we realize now too, is that Sammy was a huge marketing icon.  He had endorsements for many of the international brand names.

Then, quicker than Brett Favre changes his mind, Sammy’s good faith he had built up was gone in two seasons.

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