what an idiot, he should fined for this

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former major league pitcher John Rocker is back in the news for something he said.

Unsurprisingly, his words have again fueled controversy.

The 38-year-old last pitched for the Devil Rays in 2003, and he also spent time with the Rangers and Indians. But the baseball world — and Mets fans in particular — will remember him most for his time spent with the Atlanta Braves.

The Georgia native’s big league career was brief, but his outspoken personality and offensive comments made an indelible mark on the sports world, and he won’t soon be forgotten for being one of the most hated athletes of this generation.

Rocker currently writes a column for conservative website WorldNetDaily.com, and his latest piece raised some eyebrows.

The ex-reliever focused on gun control in his Monday column, and brought the Holocaust into the conversation.

“Absolute certainties are a rare thing in this life,” Rocker wrote, “but…

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CBS Detroit

By: Eric Thomas

I’m gonna to get screamed at for writing this, but I’ll say it anyway. The Lions need to draft a running back. I understand that he prevailing wisdom in Detroit is that they should go defense with every pick but I would like to register a protest.

The Lions defense needs help but they weren’t nearly as awful as we all remember. Oh sure, they seemed to always give up the big play when it counted and if it came down to defense they were guaranteed to break our hearts. The game against the Colts comes to mind.

The bulk of the ineptitude was on the running game. The Lions couldn’t stay on the field for any extended period. The Lions faced almost exclusively passing packages all year. Teams played far off the line and dared Detroit to run. The 49er game was embarrassing, the Lions couldn’t…

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