Ch. 2, Ch. 4, Ch. 7, ESPN, MLBN, SNY, CNN, ESPN NY Radio, WFAN, WABC Radio, WCBS Radio, WINS Radio carrying Alex Rodriguez presser. the Yes Network [the Yankees network] not.
A foundation started by New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez gave only 1 percent of proceeds to charity during its first year of operation in 2006, then stopped submitting mandatory financial reports to the IRS and was stripped of its tax-exempt status. Yet the group’s website still tells visitors the A-Rod Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization.
Read: The Boston Globe
This is almost reaching Greek tragedy proportions.
The Yankees had dated Alex Rodriguez for four years before popping the question after the 2007 season: Will you take this 10-year, $275 million contract? Rodriguez said yes, and together they have had some fun. But a marriage that starts with a lie is bound to fall apart, and that is what has happened.
Tyler Kepner, New York Times (via mightyflynn)
Word of the Day:
noun, often capitalized
enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others