Jose Canseco

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Jose Canseco Will Live as a Woman for Week

He says it's to support Caitlyn Jenner

(Newser) - Jose Canseco has never been shy of the spotlight, and now the former baseball star is planning a timely new publicity stunt. He plans to live as a woman for a week in support of Caitlyn Jenner, reports TMZ . "In the very beginning, I didn't understand it,... More »

Jose Canseco Shoots Middle Finger Nearly Off

Has surgery after middle finger 'hanging by a string'

(Newser) - There's shooting yourself in the foot, and there's retired baseball slugger Jose Canseco , who has been hospitalized after shooting himself in the left hand, KLAS-TV reports. The accident occurred yesterday afternoon when Canseco was cleaning a .45 caliber handgun at home in Las Vegas. "I heard the... More »

55 Stars Who've Gone Broke

Celebrities who've spent, owed millions

(Newser) - "Rich" and "famous" don't always go together. Radar rounds up 55 celebrities who've been broke:
  • Pamela Anderson was said to owe $1.1 million in back taxes and debts to construction companies that were working on her Malibu house last year. She reportedly had to put
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Jose Canseco Busted Sending Twin to Paid Event

Celebrity Boxing putting 'stop-payment' on the check it gave Ozzie Canseco

(Newser) - Score another one for Jose Canseco's relentless quest to make the entire planet mad at him: This time it's Celebrity Boxing, which discovered on Saturday that the Canseco it paid $10,000 to show up at a match was really Jose's twin brother, Ozzie. The boxing group made the discovery... More »

Celebrity Apprentice Includes Survivor, Housewife, La Toya

Not to mention former juicer Jose Canseco

(Newser) - Yes, it’s time again for Celebrity Apprentice, and some noteworthy “celebrities” are joining The Donald this time around. E! reports that competitors this season, which starts March 6, include: La Toya Jackson, Dionne Warwick, Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, Dancing With the Stars alum Marlee Matlin, large-lipped Lisa Rinna,... More »

Really Bad Cases of Celeb TMI

Sylvester Stallone tells certain body parts to grow, and more ick revelations

(Newser) - The Us Weekly-buying public wants to know every tidbit a celeb will dish. But after reading these gems, which Maxim pulled straight from the pages of 31 celebs' autobiographies, you'll likely be crying, "No more!"
  • Kenny Loggins: “I want to let your love open me like an
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Worst Sports Excesses of the Decade

Pacman Jones' strip club behavior typifies the sad new culture

(Newser) - American sports culture descended into sheer decadence this decade, and no single incident sums it better than Pacman Jones' "making it rain" with cash in a Vegas strip club in 2007, writes Clay Travis for Fanhouse. The chaos that ensued after he tossed around the money—reportedly about $100,... More »

To Cash In, Jose Canseco 'Saved Baseball'

His steroid stories prompted investigations of ignored problem

(Newser) - “Sometimes it takes a jerk to change the world,” and for baseball, Jose Canseco is that jerk, writes Jonathan Eig in the Washington Post. Canseco’s confessions and finger-pointing have helped expose widespread steroid use in the big leagues, and thus have “saved baseball.” His 2005... More »

Shaq Challenges MMA Fighters

'I'm coming for you' after retirement, he says

(Newser) - Shaquille O’Neal may be headed into the fighting ring after retirement. The 7-foot-1 NBA star posted a video challenging Mixed Martial Arts star Chuck Liddell and Korean kickboxer Hong Man Choi to matches. Choi—who’s an inch taller than Shaq—recently crushed retired baseball player Jose Conseco within... More »

Celebs Headed for Foreclosure

Jacko, Canseco, Ed McMahon fight for roofs over their heads

(Newser) - Even the famous aren't immune to foreclosure, as these celebrities, listed in Forbes, prove:
  • Xzibit: A pimped ride hasn’t been enough to pay the bills on his $536,000 Woodland Hills, Calif., home.
  • Jose Canseco: The ex-ballplayer, who penned a book on big-league steroids, stands to lose his $2.
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Canseco Slams Madonna Over Baby Beau

(Newser) - Jose Canseco, that other famous slugger linked to Madonna, slammed the age difference between the singer and beau Jesus Luz, Us Magazine writes. “Oh, my God! Doesn’t she realize she is 60 years old? Come on!” he said. The Material Girl (actually 50) can’t catch a... More »

Canseco to Baseball: Where's My Apology?

(Newser) - Now that some of baseball's biggest names are coming clean on steroids, Jose Canseco is wondering when the league will apologize for vilifying him, the AP reports. The former slugger wrote two books that dealt with juiced players, but he got only grief for his efforts. "It's time for... More »

Canseco Calls for Major League Drug Summit

Says he can help baseball quit steroids

(Newser) - Former slugger Jose Canseco, who blew the lid off steroid use in two controversial books, is seeking to meet with baseball commissioner Bud Selig and union head Donald Fehr to discuss his plans to run drugs out of the game, reports AP. "I think I have the ear of... More »

Canseco Busted With 'Roids-Reversing Drug

Juiced author charged with smuggling testosterone booster

(Newser) - Former baseball player Jose Canseco was charged yesterday with bringing a mislabeled drug from Mexico into the US, TMZ reports. The drug, human chorionic gonadotropin, helps boost testosterone in men who have used steroids and can reverse some of their, ahem, shrinking effects; it’s illegal in the US without... More »

Celebrity Foreclosure: Canseco's Out at Home

Former baseball star forced to move into smaller home

(Newser) - It can happen to the rich and famous, too: Jose Canseco's mansion is in foreclosure, and he's had to move into more modest digs, Inside Edition reports. Canseco owed more than $2.5 million on the California property his neighbors called the "hotel." He made $30 million in... More »

Trainer Refutes Canseco, Says A-Rod's No Juicer

'Max' says he's '100%' against enhancers, as was star shortstop

(Newser) - A personal trainer says he's the man portrayed in Jose Canseco’s latest tell-all as pushing steroids on Alex Rodriguez; but Joseph Dion—called "Max" in Vindicated—denies any juicing ever happened and says he’s “hurt in every way” by the insinuation. The trainer maintains that throughout... More »

McNamee Selling Clemens Mementos on eBay

'Break-up' memorabilia profits go to juvenile diabetes group

(Newser) - If Roger Clemens wants to get any of his stuff back from ex-trainer Brian McNamee, all he has to do is log on to eBay. McNamee, who split with Clemens in the great steroids war, is putting up everything from autographed baseballs to hats to photographs of "all the... More »

Canseco Now Thinks Clemens Was Clean

Slugger retreats from allegations that Rocket juiced his fuel

(Newser) - Former Bash Brother Jose Canseco has backed down from charges that Roger Clemens used more than workouts to pump his pitching arm. Contradicting what's written in his own books, "Juiced" and the upcoming "Vindicated," Canseco said in a TV interview that he now doesn't believe the Rocket... More »

Canseco Links A-Rod to 'Roids in New Book

Claims he introduced Rodriguez to known steroid dealer

(Newser) - Jose Canseco, baseball’s most outspoken steroid user, suggests that reigning AL MVP Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs in his new book Vindicated, reports the New York Post. This according to a Massachusetts-based writer, who found a copy yesterday in a local store, although it's not due for release until... More »

Photo Looks Like Trouble for Clemens

Fan's party snapshot could figure in potential federal investigation

(Newser) - An 11-year-old fan's photo of Roger Clemens could mean trouble for the scandal-battered pitcher, especially if the congressional committee pursuing the steroids investigation refers the case to the Justice Department, the New York Daily News reports. The image is allegedly of Clemens at a 1988 party given by Jose Canseco,... More »

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