Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez stands on first base after drawing a walk during the first inning of a Class AA baseball game with the Trenton Thunder against the Reading Phillies Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

A-Rod lone holdout in drug cases

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that all players targeted for drug suspensions other than Alex Rodriguez have accepted 50-game penalties from Major League Baseball. The person […]

08/05/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez answers questions from the media during a news conference after a minor league baseball rehab start with the Trenton Thunder in a game against the Reading Phillies, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

AP source: A-Rod can play during suspension appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball’s latest drug investigation but can play while he appeals, a person familiar with the […]

08/05/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez stands on first base after drawing a walk during the first inning of a Class AA baseball game with the Trenton Thunder against the Reading Phillies Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

A-Rod says he’s ready to rejoin Yanks, play Monday

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez brushed aside any worries about a pending suspension, saying he’s headed to Chicago and plans to play for the New York Yankees on Monday night. “I’m excited to play […]

08/03/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez throws the ball during a rehabilitation workout at Steinbrenner Field Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Monday MLB drug deal deadline as playoffs loom

NEW YORK (AP) — Pressure to get suspensions over with before the playoffs could force an end to negotiations in baseball’s latest drug scandal. Monday appears to be the deadline for Alex Rodriguez and 13 […]

08/02/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez throws the ball during a rehabilitation workout at Steinbrenner Field Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

A-Rod Trenton bound after simulated game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment on Friday at Double-A Trenton, hoping to return to the New York Yankees before any suspension by Major League Baseball. […]

08/01/2013

OJ Simpson appears in court in Las Vegas (AP Photo)

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WHAT’S WITHIN THE NSA’S POWER Congressional testimony reveals that the agency can snoop not just on a […]

08/01/2013

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MLB tells union which players it plans to suspend

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthier penalties for their roles in the Biogenesis case. […]

07/31/2013

In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun holds his elbow after missing a swing during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

MLB star Ryan Braun suspended for drug violations

NEW YORK (AP) — The first star to fall in baseball’s latest drug investigation is one of its biggest: Ryan Braun. The 2011 National League MVP was suspended without pay for the rest of the […]

07/22/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig points to the sky after hitting a triple against the Philadelphia Phillies during the fifth inning in Los Angeles, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

PEDs, Pirates and Puig headline second half in MLB

Much of the focus as baseball heads into the second half is on the possible suspensions of Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and a handful of All-Stars implicated in the Biogenesis performance enhancing drug scandal. Puigmania, […]

07/18/2013

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Questions, answers about MLB drug investigation

(The Associated Press) – Major League Baseball is checking into links between players and performance-enhancing drugs, centering on a now-closed clinic in the Miami area. A look at the expected lineup and possible penalties:   […]

06/05/2013

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