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    Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Unbelievable. Selig needs to go NOW. Can't believe he got 31 votes to remain commissioner. Absolutely ridiculous.



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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Ryan Braun wins appeal of 50-game suspension - ESPN

    Before people get ****** about this can we at least wait until Braun has a press conference to tell his side of the appeal?



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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Wow, Im pretty surprised he won his appeal. I do not like this ruling being a Cards fan.



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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    Ryan Braun wins appeal of 50-game suspension - ESPN

    Before people get ****** about this can we at least wait until Braun has a press conference to tell his side of the appeal?
    MLB doesn't want one of its biggest names to miss 50 games. It really is as simple as that. I can't really blame them either.


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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    Ryan Braun wins appeal of 50-game suspension - ESPN

    Before people get ****** about this can we at least wait until Braun has a press conference to tell his side of the appeal?
    Don't count on it, rumor was he was taking some sort of STD medication.



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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    Unbelievable. Selig needs to go NOW. Can't believe he got 31 votes to remain commissioner. Absolutely ridiculous.
    Most owners are making money hand over fist and baseball has never been in better shape fiscally. Money talks.

    As for Braun, I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt, but I'd like to know wth is going on. I'm assuming the herpes thing was actually legit.



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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by AllIowaTeams View Post
    MLB doesn't want one of its biggest names to miss 50 games. It really is as simple as that. I can't really blame them either.
    Wasn't/Isn't Manny a bigger name?



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    Proving you can take PEDs and not get in trouble!! Go Baseball!


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    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Wasn't/Isn't Manny a bigger name?
    Not when he got busted. He was old and almost washed up. Plus he isn't nearly the fan favorite that Braun is.


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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    The MLB precedent continues, cheating is allowed. Unreal.



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    Braun's Statement

    Ryan Braun Releases Statement About Appeal Results The Brewer Nation


    He plans to address the media tomorrow.



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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    Don't count on it, rumor was he was taking some sort of STD medication.
    Yup. I guess the Commissioner's Office decided the ravages of herpes would punish Braun far more cruelly than a suspension ever could...

    On a side note, does anyone else think it's kinda messed up that Bud Selig (former Brewers owner/lifelong Milwaukee resident) gets to decide on punishment for the Brewers? Just in the interest of appearness of impartiality, they should really set up a court-like system for this stuff.

    EDIT -- Nevermind. Just read that it was done by an arbitrator.


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    Re: Ryan Braun Wins Appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by AllIowaTeams View Post
    MLB doesn't want one of its biggest names to miss 50 games. It really is as simple as that. I can't really blame them either.
    Except MLB suspended him. An arbitrator overturned the ruling.



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