The Best for May 7th, 2009
- 1. Manny Suspended 50 Games - Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez has been suspended for 50 games for violating its drug policy.
- 2. Quinn: Manny Used hCG - T.J. Quinn on human chorionic gonadotropin the substance Manny Ramirez is alleged to have taken.
- 3. Kurkjian: Another Hit To Baseball - Tim Kurkjian reacts to another black eye for the sport of baseball.
- 4. Plaschke Sounds Off On Manny Ramirez - Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke talks about Manny Ramirez's 50-game suspension.
- 5. Gammons: Positive Test Not Steroids - Peter Gammons reports that Manny Ramirez's violation was not for a steroid .
- 6. Report: Favre Won't Sign With Vikings - Rachel Nichols on the latest news that Brett Favre won't sign with the Vikings.
- 7. MMA Live Episode 52 - MMA Live celebrates its one year anniversary by looking back at some of its fondest and funniest moments. Also, a recap of the Bellator Lightweight Tournament semifinals, which included a submission of the year candidate.
- 8. Tom Izzo On Broadway - MSU Coach Tom Izzo talks about taking the stage for a good cause.
- 9. SportsCenter's Top Plays - SportsCenter counts down the top plays from Wednesday night.
- 10. Why Athletes Struggle With Retirement - Dr. Joel H. Fish talks about why star athletes struggle with retirement.
Best of the Rest
- 11. Hawks-Cavaliers Game 2 Preview - Jalen Rose, Tim Legler preview Atlanta-Cleveland Game 2.
- 12. Cards Use 4-Run Fifth To Beat Pirates - Todd Wellemeyer threw seven innings of four-hit ball, Jason LaRue hit a go-ahead homer in the fifth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2.
- 13. Bannister Strong As Royals Edge Mariners - Brian Bannister worked six scoreless innings to outpitch Jarrod Washburn and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to six games with a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
- 14. Streak Speak: May 7 - Molly Qerim reveals her Streak Plan, breaking down her Streak for the Cash selections.
- 15. Fantasy Focus Baseball: May 7 - Paul Severino and Eric Karabell update the latest news in fantasy baseball.