From MLB Network Press Release:
MARK McGWIRE TO BE INTERVIEWED EXCLUSIVELY BY MLB NETWORK’S BOB COSTAS TONIGHT LIVE AT 7:00 P.M. ET
Costas Gets First TV Interview with McGwire Since Admitting to Use of Performing Enhancing Drugs During His MLB Career
Secaucus, NJ, January 11, 2010 – MLB Network’s Bob Costas will have an exclusive in-depth television interview with Mark McGwire tonight on MLB Network live at 7:00 p.m. ET about McGwire’s admission of using performance enhancing drugs during his career. This is the first television interview granted by McGwire since he admitted using PEDs in a statement earlier today.
Following the exclusive interview, MLB Network’s Matt Vasgersian, Mitch Williams, Joe Magrane, Tom Verducci and Ken Rosenthal will discuss their reactions to the conversation. Costas will provide reaction from location in California and MLB Network’s Harold Reynolds and Peter Gammons will also provide commentary.
MLB Network will be on-air live throughout the day with breaking news coverage and reactions from MLB Network analysts and insiders as well as others throughout baseball.
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Thoughts and comments from me coming later tonight after I see the interview…
I might even attempt to explain my absence…