Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was on The Tonight Show and called A-Rod's 211 game suspension by Major League Baseball "horrible," and said that it was a disgrace how the league is trying to change the rules on the fly.
"Look, it's not that he doesn't deserve to be suspended," Cuban said to Jay Leno. "He does. But they have policies in place. First time offenders, 50 games. Second time offenders, 100 (games). 214 games? That's personal."
"It's basically become Bud Selig's mafia. He runs it the way he wants to run it."
I wrote a few days ago on how baseball's reaction to steroids is partly political. Cuban seems to be echoing that sentiment, albeit from a different place that includes some bitterness from a personal situation. Cuban once tried to purchase the Rangers and was outbid by what he considers to be a set up by the league.
But he has a point on MLB going totally against the grain of what the policy is and doubling up the suspension on A-Rod. Check the clip here.