MLB Network Provides "Most Compelling Coverage" Of A-Rod Steroid Scandal Despite Impact On Sport

03/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times

Watching Alex Rodriguez's interview Monday with ESPN's Peter Gammons, it was easy to think of the new Fox show, "Lie to Me" and its tagline, "The truth is written all over our faces." Oh, to see the New York Yankees star have his every eye twitch, lip lick and finger tap analyzed and scrutinized by Dr. Cal Lightman, played by Tim Roth, the very convincing truth detector.

In lieu of that, the most compelling coverage of the A-Rod steroid scandal has been in the most unexpected place: the new cable channel MLB Network.

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