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The Rick Reilly Buddha Files

A moment-by-moment analysis of Tiger Woods’ oral recital.

“Good morning, and thank you for joining me.”

A pleasant beginning, but we’re not here for tea, Tiger. Perhaps we should be thanking you for joining the rest of us after your three-month hibernation. You’re like a grizzly bear in that way.

“Many of you in this room…”

Fill in the blank.

…have sexted me.

…have seen my Blasian side.

…have tag-teamed strippers with me.

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Rick Reilly is the Alex Rodriguez of sports writing

rickreillyAlex Rodriguez claimed that the pressures of salary and expectation were enough to force him to use steroids.

Rick Reilly also has the pressures of salary and expectation weighing down upon him, but he’s a staunch advocate against steroid use.

Maybe Reilly needs to get on the Winstrol, because these days he’s underperforming like Rodriguez in the playoffs. He’s not funny, not original, and not nearly as likable as he was in his days as a humble Sports Illustrated columnist.

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ESPN’s Rick Reilly accuses Beltre of steroid use

beltreRemember when Rick Reilly was good at his job?  He used to find stories, research them, and make powerful, well thought out arguments on the back page of Sports Illustrated.  Then he left for ESPN, and likely a bigger paycheck.  Since then, Reilly has become the Shaun Alexander of journalism, cashing in on his payday and subsequently falling off the face of the earth with his production.  Reilly’s recent ineptitude came to a head today, with an article condemning baseball’s steroid era by lazily ripping on any player associated with performance-enhancing drugs.  Hence our surprise when amongst the likes of Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Ken Caminiti, and Jose Canseco whose name should appear but….Adrian Beltre?

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