Ryan Braun Apologizes: Too Little, Too Late?

The MVP baseball player says he had started doping to expedite rehabilitation of a nagging injury.
2:14 | 08/23/13

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We're going to turn to major league baseball and its ongoing drug scandal this morning. One of the star players at the center of the newest controversy is now apologizing for his actions. Milwaukee's ryan braun, a former leading mvp, has admitted to using banned substances after being suspended for 65 games. Abc's paula faris has the story. Reporter: He denied -- I would bet my life that this substance never entered my body at any point. Reporter: And lied. If I had done this intentionally, or unintentionally, I'd be the first one to step up and say i did it. Reporter: When it came time to confess he did use those banned substances, ryan braun chose to release a statement online. And a lengthy one. Braun posted his nearly 1,000-word mission to the walk brewers website. Saying, I have no one to blame but myself. Those who put their necks out for me have been embarrassed by my behavior. I have no words to express how sorry I am for that. For many of those he lied to, it was too little, too late. He's already lied to us. So, I don't trust him. A liar and a traitor. Reporter: The milwaukee brewers' outfielder blamed his decision to dope on a, quote, nagging injury, during his 2011 mvp season. The products were a cream and a lozenge, I was told would expedite my rehabilitation. And I compounded the situation by not admitting my mistakes right away. I think he took the easy way out by releasing a statement. I don't think he's going to get his point across completely until he comes out and faces everybody. Reporter: In july, braun accepted a suspension for 65 games a enwill be fully reinstated by major league baseball next season. But he may strike out when it comes to restoring his once hall of fame image. He is beyond embarrassed. And said he's just now starting the process of trying to comprehend why he responded the way he did. He says his reality was clouded. But of course, a long ways to go. He said he will never make those mistakes again. He did wag his finger when first accused. I agree with tim in the piece. We turn to the cloud of

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