Bud Selig

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A-Rod banned for 2014 season, arbitrator rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was dealt the most severe punishment in the history of baseball’s drug agreement when an arbitrator ruled the New York Yankees third baseman is suspended for the entire 2014 […]

01/12/2014

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rodriguez walks out of own grievance hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. Horowitz was in the midst of the 11th day […]

11/20/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Lawyer: MLB pursued Alex Rodriguez ‘at all costs’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s legal team has gathered extensive additional evidence since he filed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to polish their images and destroy the […]

11/07/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Rodriguez sues MLB and Selig, citing ‘witch hunt’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig, accusing them of pursuing “vigilante justice” as part of a “witch hunt” designed to smear the character of the Yankees star […]

10/04/2013

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Bud Selig says he will retire in January 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig said Thursday he plans to retire as baseball commissioner in January 2015 after a term of more than 22 years marked by robust growth in attendance and revenue along […]

09/26/2013

In this Feb. 24, 2012 photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun speaks during a news conference at spring training baseball in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

A month after acknowledging only that he made “mistakes,” Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011. The suspended Milwaukee slugger said he took a cream and a lozenge containing […]

08/23/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels, Aug. 13, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Report: A-Rod camp leaked docs implicating Braun

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs, “60 Minutes” reported Friday. Citing unidentified sources, the CBS news […]

08/16/2013

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MLB to expand instant replay in 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Major League Baseball is expanding its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they’ve never had. Commissioner Bud Selig calls it a historic moment for the game in a […]

08/15/2013

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

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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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Marathon deaths prompt review of security policy

As a result of the two backpack-encased bombs that exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, sports teams and leagues are rethinking what kind of bags, satchels, purses and, yes, black nylon backpacks should be allowed inside stadiums and arenas.

04/26/2013

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Yankees, Red Sox to honor Newtown

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will honor the community of Newtown and the memory of those killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School when the teams play opening day April 1 at Yankee Stadium.

03/20/2013