Yesterday three Top 15 college basketball teams were in action, the NBA returned to the court following the All-Star break, and NFL free agency and the NBA trade deadline loom.

So, what did we learn yesterday we didn't learn at A-Rod's famous ESPN Mr. Rodgers sweater interview? Not much. He did steroids.

So, what did we learn yesterday we didn't learn at A-Rod's famous ESPN Mr. Rodgers sweater interview? Not much. He did steroids.

Yet, the media covered one event yesterday – the Alex Rodriguez press conference.

When it was all said and done, what did we learn? That A-Rod’s cuz shot him in the backside with roids. That Johnny Damon isn’t very smart (he seems to think bringing illegal drugs into the country isn’t a crime). And that everyone is all of a sudden a PR expert – critiquing what A-Rod should and shouldn’t have done at every given moment of his interview and press conference.

Maybe it’s his salary, his smug attitude, or his affairs with Madonna. Whatever it is, the media loves to hammer A-Rod. For me, he’s given more than enough. He’s accepted responsibility and apologized dozens of times. Which back room he injected in with which needle and what exact drug is irrelevant. Obviously there are at least 100 others that did it. His anonymous test is the one that surfaced. Will we go through this every time another does? Let’s hope not.

Get over it media. Get over it public. Steroids were a big problem in baseball. Many guys were doing it. You don’t remove statistics and names from record books. What they were doing wasn’t outside the guidlines of the game at the time.

Athletes are doing designer drugs that are undetectable as we speak. It’s the way it always has been and always will be in sports. Unfortunately, it will continue to be a huge story every time we figure out another star juiced in 2002 until the public stops tuning in to the overblown coverage. Let’s hope they stop soon.

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