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Rose admission lacks contrition

We haven't heard a genuine apology from Pete Rose yet, nor have we seen any contrition.

Originally Published: January 7, 2004
By Joe Morgan | Special to ESPN.com

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I'm glad that Pete Rose finally is admitting that he bet on baseball games when he was the manager of the Cincinnati Reds (including Reds' games). But I wish he had acknowledged his gambling in a different format. I'm disappointed that he chose this course.

Rather than holding a press conference, standing up and apologizing for what he's done, Rose has written a book that he'll profit from. Writing a book is the easy way ...

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