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Sport LeBron James Weighs in on Astros Cheating Scandal, Rips Rob Manfred

02:00  19 february  2020
02:00  19 february  2020 Source:   thebiglead.com

Explosive new details emerge about Astros cheating scandal

  Explosive new details emerge about Astros cheating scandal Just when you thought the worst of the Houston Astros cheating scandal had come and gone, new details emerged.Not only did Astros players and coaches use a camera, TV screen and garbage can to electronically steal signs and relay them to hitters, but the entire operation was fueled by an Excel spreadsheet developed by a then-intern that used an algorithm to decode opposing team’s signs.

LeBron James says he would be 'f---ing irate!' if the Astros cheating scandal had cost him a championship, demands Rob Manfred fix it On Tuesday, James posted a pair of tweets slamming the Houston Astros and Major League Baseball for the recent sign-stealing scandal that has

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is frustrated with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred following his recent comments on the Astros ' sign-stealing scandal . During an interview on ESPN, Manfred weighed in on the Astros ' cheating operation and said MLB considered stripping the club of its 2017

LeBron James has become the latest voice to weigh in on the Houston Astros cheating scandal and took the opportunity to rip MLB commissioner Rob Manfred.

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Manfred is getting ripped from all sides after the way he handled Houston's sing-stealing scandal. Now he's got the NBA's biggest star weighing in as well.

Will this criticism change anything? Absolutely not. But the increasing pressure on Manfred could lead to stiffer punishments for similar issues down the road.

James and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates will kick off the second half of their season against the Memphis Grizzlies at home on Friday.

Commentary: Amnesty for the Astros is already damaging the integrity of the game .
As President Donald Trump freely wields his joystick of pardons and undue pressure on prosecutors, the sports world faces its own crisis of attenuated punishment. In the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal, Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, has talked like a prosecutor investigating wrongdoing and willing to impose punishment on the perpetrators. So the public, the fans, the teams damaged by the cheating can hardly be faulted for being mystified and outraged by the total lack of punishment for the players who cheated.

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