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I Confess, Mark McGwires' Spin On His Steroid Use; Come On Man!
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Okay, so I watched Mark McGwire's pitiful attempt at a confession and I've come to the conclusion that this guy just doesn't get it.

He started out okay with his admission of using steroids and what a poor decision it was and how he was wrong. Then he turned on the waterworks (which seemed kind of forced). Then, out of the blue, he launches a speech about how God gave him home run power his whole life and how the steroids were just to keep him healthy.

I'm old enough to remember when McGwire started with the Oakland A's, looking all like Olive Oyl and his sudden transformation into The Incredible Hulk. Sure McGwire had power when he came into Major League Baseball, maybe 30-35 home runs a year power, but NOT 70 homers, not without steroids.

All-in-all, I found this whole "confession" to be a non-event, much ado about nothing, because this buffoon still won't "own it," and still won't really admit to being just another cheater.

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