Yes, This Is Sammy Sosa
Blogosphere abuzz, but no word what's up with ex-slugger
By Will McCahill, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 6, 2009 7:27 PM CST
Sammy Sosa and wife Sonia arrive at an event in Las Vegas on Tuesday.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The sports blogosphere is abuzz over some new photographs of Sammy Sosa in which the former performance-enhanced Chicago Cubs star looks much, much lighter-skinned than we’re used to. Seems nobody’s been able to reach Sosa yet, and nothing in the captions of photos from Tuesday’s event in Las Vegas yields clues, either. Some speculate it could be vitiligo, a skin disease that allegedly afflicted Michael Jackson; others see a bad makeup job.

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Spudsy
Nov 9, 2009 12:04 PM CST
So....... a story about a black guy is the perfect opportunity for you to switch the subject to ACORN? Very subtle. Hey, here's subtle, I did laundry and am missing a white sheet. Is it the one you're wearing?
Spudsy
Nov 9, 2009 12:01 PM CST
Well, as we know from his career, he isn't afraid to take a drug.
Spudsy
Nov 9, 2009 9:53 AM CST
His head is smaller so he must have stopped the 'roids.