Last year Ryan Braun successfully appealed a 50-game suspension for violating the league's drug policy, then held a news conference that basically amounted to a victory speech.
There will be no such speech this time around. Not after the Milwaukee Brewers slugger accepted a 65-game suspension Monday for multiple violations of baseball's drug policy.
But take another look at that presser from last year, above. After what has recently come to light, how do you feel when you see Braun wag his finger and put his hand over his heart as he scolds Major League Baseball for putting him through such an ordeal?
And what about when he calls himself a "victim" and makes comments such as these:
"I tried to handle the entire situation with honor, with integrity, with class, with dignity and with professionalism because that's who I am and that's how I've always lived my life...."