In the end, the contract will probably be done, whether it has to go to an arbitrator or it will be hammered out between the Giants and Bonds’ party. The Giants and Bonds need one another and when it is all said done, expect him to be a uniform.
Steroids and Baseball: The United States Congress could once again intervene in the business of baseball if MLB does not cooperate with the Mitchell Investigation. Basically, Congress wants all active players and owners to cooperate fully with the probe, or they will get involved. Personally, the only way baseball will ever get rid of the perception of the sport being tainted is to just adopt Olympic style drug testing advocated by the WADA, World Anti-Doping Agency.
More on Bernie: CNNsi.com reports that the Yankees have invited Bernie Williams to camp, but not offered a contract to him at all. It looks like the Yankees are ready to sever ties with a player integral to their team the last 2 decades, and considering he hit .281 with 12 homers as well as still productive something is not right about this. Even though he could play with another team, he clearly wants to be a Yankee. Bernie seems to very hurt and a victim a bruised ego, but I wish him the best.
News of the Weird: Donald Trump appeared on WWE’s Monday Night RAW, and during a fan appreciation segment where Vince McMahon invites a young lady into the ring and offers a poster of himself posing for a magazine, he appears on the screen and gives the fans what they want – money in denominations of 5’s, 10’s, 20’s, 50’s and 100’s. Vince walks out huffing and puffing and some fans walk in with more money than what they had initially. Video here: http://www.tmz.com/2007/01/30/trump-says-mcmahon-is-the-new-rosie/