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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers rips friend Ryan Braun for lying about PED use

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Ryan Braun apparently has some work to do to repair his friendship with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Describing himself as shocked and disappointed, Rodgers said on Friday that Braun ‘‘looked at me in the eye on multiple occasions and repeatedly denied the allegations’’ that the Milwaukee Brewers slugger was using performance-enhancing drugs. Braun this week accepted a season-ending 65-game suspension after admitting to violating baseball’s rules against using PEDs. ‘‘It’s disappointing, not only for myself as a friend but for obviously Wisconsin sports fans, Brewer fans, Major League Baseball fans,’’ Rodgers said. “It doesn’t feel great being lied to like that, and I’m disappointed about the way it all went down.’’

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