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By Tim Elfrink, Gus Garcia-Roberts

ISBN-10: 0698158474

ISBN-13: 9780698158474

The definitive and dramatic tale of the Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal, written by way of the newshounds who broke and coated the story

On January twenty ninth, 2013, an exposé by way of Miami New Times reporter Tim Elfrink set the activities international on fireplace. Elfrink published Miami health facility, Biogenesis, have been delivering unlawful functionality improving medicinal drugs – PEDs – to some of the nation’s most sensible baseball stars. One identify stood out between all of the others: Alex Rodriguez, the highest-earning participant within the game.

Over the subsequent yr and extra the tale might resolve with very good information about suntan center robberies, coded textual content messages, and furtive steroid injections within the men’s room. In overdue 2013 Alex Rodriguez will be hit with the longest suspension in MLB background, prompting an unsightly struggle among him and most sensible league brass. Fourteen different gamers, together with famous person Ryan Braun, have been additionally given shorter suspensions. Tony Bosch, Biogenesis’s founder, would seem on 60 mins so as to inform his facet of the story.

What’s already been suggested within the press has been interesting; however the tale in the back of the headlines that Elfrink and Newsday reporter Gus Garcia-Roberts have unearthed is much more dramatic and entire of latest, surprising info. utilizing specific files, never-before-reported documents and interviews with most sensible resources, this publication takes the reader within drug offers, athletes’ mansions, and private suspension hearings to inform the genuine tale in the back of the sport’s carrying on with PED crisis.

Both news-breaking activities journalism and wild South Florida noir, Blood Sport is concurrently a revelatory checklist of the steroid and PED era’s carrying on with evolution and a choice to hands for a way to finish it – this time, for solid.

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