Ryan Howard & Ryan Zimmerman Sue Al Jazeera America for Defamation - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Ryan Howard & Ryan Zimmerman Sue Al Jazeera America for Defamation

Last month, I expressed hope that Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning would sue Al Jazeera America for running a report accusing him of procuring HGH.

For his part, Manning has said he will not make a decision about filing suit until after the NFL season. Although Manning is riding the bench, the Broncos in the playoffs. However, two MLB players named in the report — Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies and Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals  – have filed suit against Al Jazeera America.

With the burden of proof on the plaintiffs, Howard and Zimmerman have a big challenge before them. But it is a matter of principle. Al Jazeera America nor any media entity can deliberately and wantonly make false claims. If Howard’s and Zimmerman’s suits can help curb media excesses then they will have performed a valuable public service. 

But there is no doubt that Howard’s and Zimmerman’s lawsuits will be bolstered if Manning joins the fray. 

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link: https://spectatorworld.com/.

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!