Wednesday March 26, 2008
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez is refusing to address
allegations by Jose Canseco, who claims he introduced the
three-time MVP to a steroids dealer.
Rodriguez said after today's exhibition game "it's over as far
as I'm concerned," adding that he would have no further comment on
the matter. Canseco claims in the book "Vindicated: Big Names, Big Liars, and The Battle to Save Baseball," that he introduced Rodriguez to
a steroids dealer named "Max." Excerpts from the book were posted
on deadspin.com before being removed today. The book is slated for
publication on April Fool's Day.
Canseco wrote that Rodriguez approached him years ago and asked
where "one" might acquire steroids. During an interview to be
broadcast tomorrow by ABC's "Nightline," Canseco refused to
identify "Max" and said he won't produce evidence to back his
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