Unless you were hidden somewhere on a remote Caribbean island yesterday, you had to hear that Mark McGwire, Big Mac himself, admitted what we all knew already. He uses shampoo and conditioner.
No wait, I’m wrong, he actually admitted he used PEDs. Performance enhancing drugs. Remember that word, folks.
In a confession released to the AP and later in the day in an hour-long live interview with Bob Costas, McGwire admitted using PEDs periodically during the 1990s, including during the 1998 home run chase between him and Sosa. Now we can officially say the home run chase in 1998 was 100% synthetically manufactured. The real home run owner is still Roger Maris*.
Before I head to work, here’s a link, a clip of the interview with McGwire, and ESPN’s Jayson Stark’s thoughts on the interview…