Perhaps you read our story earlier today, of Blue Jays fans Fiyaz Kanji and Owais Farooqui, who made the pilgrimage to Cooperstown this weekend to see Roberto Alomar enter the Hall. But during the parade, Alomar took the $50 t-shirt that belonged to Kanji.
Fiyaz Kanji and Owais Farooqui no longer live in Toronto, where they grew up, but they remain Blue Jays fans nonetheless. So much so, they made the trip to Cooperstown from Boston over the weekend to see Roberto Alomar's enshrinement as the team's first Hall of Famer. But they still can't believe Alomar swiped one…
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Bert Blyleven, Roberto Alomar, and no convicted or suspected steroid users were elected to the Hall of Fame. Cranky sportswriters can return to their caves. [BBWAA]
When an ex accused Alomar of knowingly exposing her to HIV, his then-girlfriend defended him. A year later, that girlfriend is now his wife, and she's divorcing him and accusing him of doing the HIV thing again. [NY Post]
With the help of a hand and some strings, this one speaks for itself.
So here's Roberto Alomar's new girlfriend, and from the looks of her she'll claw your eyes out just on general principle. And suing her boyfriend for millions? You do not want to go there, bitches.
So Roberto Alomar says that ex-girlfriend Ilya Dall's lawsuit against him is "full of lies," but stops short of denying that he ever tested positive for the AIDS virus.
According to this article in The Village Voice, Ilya Dall of Whitestone, Queens is "an impressive female arm wrestler." Or at least she once was.
The lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday by Ilya Dall tells of how Roberto Alomar allegedly refused to take AIDS tests, even though it was obvious that he was very sick.
Weird story out of Brooklyn, as Ilya Dall, the ex-girlfriend of Roberto Alomar, is suing him for $15 million for having sex with her while knowing that he might have AIDS.