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Jewelry Designer Alex Woo Brings Luxury to Major League Baseball.  (PRNewsFoto/Alex Woo)

Yankees hit with $28M luxury tax

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees were hit with a $28 million luxury tax bill, pushing their total past the $250 million mark since the penalty began in 2003. According to Major League […]

12/17/2013

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

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MLB likely to approve replay funding

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Baseball owners are likely to give the go-ahead this week to spend the money for expanding instant replay next season. A baseball official familiar with the deliberations, speaking to The Associated […]

11/11/2013

In this Oct. 31, 2013 file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs after being named the MVP after Game 6 of baseball's World Series, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

MTV and Major League Baseball announce partnership

NEW YORK (AP) — As if winning the World Series MVP wasn’t enough, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is becoming a producer of his own MTV television show. MTV Networks and Major League Baseball […]

11/11/2013

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 in New York, for his grievance hearing, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

Report: A-Rod failed MLB stimulant test in 2006

  NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, The New York Times reported Monday, an accusation a spokesman for the New York Yankees third baseman denied. The paper […]

11/04/2013

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Lester’s Glove: Lefty accused of foreign substance

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester says there was nothing but rosin — which is perfectly legal — on his glove when he beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series. A […]

10/24/2013

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny argues a call with umpire John Hirschbeck during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Replays on the way; end of an era

BOSTON (AP) — Just think how much we like to watch wild arguments in baseball, when a manager flaps his arms, throws his hat and hollers nose-to-nose at the umpire while the spit flies. Gee, […]

10/24/2013

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

Jackie Robinson, infielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers, in May of 1952.  (AP Photo)

LA-area street could be named for Jackie Robinson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are honoring the late Jackie Robinson by proposing to rename a former state highway for the black ball player who broke major league baseball’s color barrier. The state Assembly […]

09/09/2013

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