SF Giants Minor Leaguer ‘Encouraged To Cheat’ -How Pervasive, Symptomatic of Team?

  On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of Game of Shadows we visit a related, recent  story that went ‘under the radar’ when first out not long ago  ….    SF   Giants Minor League Player Encouraged To Cheat -How Pervasive Is This (if true)?   “I didn’t have an ‘out’ pitch. One way you can develop an ‘out’ pitch is by cheating,” he said. “One of the coaches kind of suggested that to me.” – Garrett Broshuis, former #SFGiants Minor League Player Deflate-gate. Pine tar ‘advantage zone.’  We hear about more and more ways teams and sports figures today may be  ‘cheating’  their sports , but none more than, perhaps, this one still ‘under...

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Is Tom Brady New Scapegoat for Other NFL, Societal Ills? Worse than PEDs in Baseball?

   Brady’s Punishment Seems Excessive With Much Worse Crimes Less Punished Did race play a part in the NFL’s 4 game sunspension of New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady, accused of being involved in deflating footballs to his advantage in the 2014 NFL Playoffs? Did politics also play a part? How did coach Bill Belichick skate free when he was the man in charge?     Why is it that in baseball, mostly hispanic players and certain teams continually get away with using game-changing Performance Enhancing Drugs with little said or done about it?     We’ve watched PED-indicted Nelson Cruz continue to put up unlikely, popeye-like power numbers year after year. Instead of questioning these numbers,...

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