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This really could turn out to be a big "Wow." To hear that officials of a MLB team turned a blind eye to a player using PEDs in that time period wouldn't surprise me, but to hear that a team actually suggested and/or encouraged it is a whole different thing, IMO.

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Schilling is a gas bag. He realized the crap storm he was launching and now backing off his charge.

Curt Schilling clarified his surprising announcement that he was advised to take PEDs during his last year with the Red Sox in 2008 by telling a questioner on Twitter that it "wasn't anyone in uniform, nor the baseball ops group".

That would eliminate the three highest-profile names -- former general manager Theo Epstein, former manager Terry Francona and former assistant general manager Jed Hoyer -- who have left the organization. Schilling had said the suggestion was made by someone no longer with the Red Sox.

That would seem to leave someone on the medical or training staff as the likely source of the comment. But a source familiar with the situation said, "I'm sure if anyone said something like that, it wasn't meant to be serious. I would bet my bottom dollar on that."

Schilling explained why he won't name the person by saying "outing the person would not do anything for anyone."


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Cowherd is a bigger gas bag, containing more combustible gas.

Until someone gives a name, and this name is of a person in a decision making position for a team, I really don't care.

This. Every time I turn on his show I find myself saying, "Why did I turn this idiots show on?"

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