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A-Rod Lawsuit: MLB Paid Off Clinic Head

Plus paid $150K for stolen records, say his lawyers

(Newser) - A-Rod is not only appealing his suspension from baseball , he's suing the league. Alex Rodriguez filed his suit against MLB yesterday, claiming "tortious interference" as part of a "witch hunt" to get him out of baseball, reports the New York Times . The suit accuses the league of...

A-Rod Camp Ratted Out Players to Press: Report

Could mean lifetime ban for Yankee

(Newser) - If what sources are saying is true, Alex Rodriguez's appeal of his 211-game suspension may be looking a little less promising. 60 Minutes reports that it was members of A-Rod's camp who in February leaked Ryan Braun and Yankee Francisco Cervelli's names to Yahoo! Sports, via a...

MLB Suspends A-Rod Through 2014; He Can Play for Now

Twelve players have agreed to 50-game suspensions

(Newser) - All players targeted for drug suspensions in the Biogenesis scandal —except Alex Rodriguez—have accepted 50-game penalties from Major League Baseball, a person familiar with the negotiations tells the AP. MLB has decided to slap Rodriguez with a suspension lasting through the entire 2014 season, but he's expected...

Ex-Commish: Ban A-Rod Forever
 Ex-Commish: Ban 
 A-Rod Forever 

Ex-Commish: Ban A-Rod Forever

Faye Vincent thinks there should be a one-strike steroid policy

(Newser) - Major League Baseball has just handed down some stiff suspensions to Alex Rodriguez and the other players implicated in the Biogenesis scandal—but not nearly stiff enough for Faye Vincent's tastes. When gambling threatened the sport, baseball instituted a one-strike-and-you're-out policy. "As a result, there is no...

A-Rod Won't Play Until 2015: Sources

Suspension to be announced tomorrow, after negotiations broke down, insiders say

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez will likely receive his punishment tomorrow: a suspension through the 2014 season, sources tell USA Today and ESPN . MLB and A-Rod's lawyers were said to he hammering out a settlement , but sources tell ESPN that talks broke down yesterday when commissioner Bud Selig refused to negotiate with...

A-Rod, MLB Working on Suspension Deal: Sources

He may now agree to settlement for lengthy suspension

(Newser) - Word from inside Major League Baseball is that Alex Rodriguez is facing a possible lifetime ban for his links to the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal , and the MLB has now begun negotiating a settlement with his legal team for a long suspension instead, ESPN and the New York Post report....

Source: A-Rod Could Be Looking at Lifetime Ban

Yankee seeking deal with MLB: report

(Newser) - After Ryan Braun received a suspension for his involvement in the Biogenesis clinic PED scandal , things are looking bleak for Yankee Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod's punishment could be far worse than Braun's, according to CBS New York : A baseball insider says he may face a lifetime ban. Indeed, sources...

Yankees GM to A-Rod: Shut the F--k Up

Cashman denies Rodriguez cleared to play

(Newser) - New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman seems less than thrilled about Alex Rodriguez's tweet announcing that he has been cleared to play in rehab games as he recovers from a long-term hip injury. "You know what, when the Yankees want to announce something, [we will]," Cashman...

Miami Clinic Founder to Rat Out MLB Players: Sources

20 players could be suspended over ties

(Newser) - Around 20 MLB players—including stars Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun—could soon be suspended for their ties to the Miami clinic at the center of a long-brewing performance-enhancing drug scandal , inside sources tell ESPN's Outside the Lines . Clinic founder Tony Bosch is reported to have reached an agreement...

Injured A-Rod Makes More Than Entire Houston Team

His $29M trumps Astros' combined $25M

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined. And he won't even play the first half of the season, if at all. A-Rod's $29 million salary tops the major leagues for the 13th straight season, according to a study of major league contracts...

10 Most Unpopular Athletes
 10 Most Unpopular Athletes 

10 Most Unpopular Athletes

Manti Te'o joins Lance Armstrong at top of list

(Newser) - The new Nielsen/E-Poll survey of the most disliked athletes in America has the not-so-surprising name of Lance Armstrong at the top of the list, reports Forbes . More surprising is that Notre Dame star and soon-to-be-NFL'er Manti Te'o tied Armstrong with a measly 15% approval rating. Even if he...

Miami Clinic's Records Show A-Rod Is Still Juicing

Gio Gonzalez, Nelson Cruz, and more used banned substances, report shows

(Newser) - It looks like Alex Rodriguez never got off the juice. The Yankees' much-maligned slugger is one of a number of stars implicated in records from a Miami clinic called Biogenesis, the Miami New-Times reports. An employee passed the records to the paper last month, just before the firm closed and...

Benched A-Rod Was Flirting With Cute Fans

Alex Rodriguez apparently more concerned with the ladies...

(Newser) - As the Yankees were losing to the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS opener Saturday night, Alex Rodriguez had just one thing on his mind: procuring the phone number of one of the lovely ladies sitting behind the dugout. Witnesses tell the New York Post that A-Rod, after being pulled from...

Jeter Out for Season as Yanks Lose Opener

Shortstop breaks ankle as Tigers win 6-4

(Newser) - The Detroit Tigers took the lead on Delmon Young's ringing double in the 12th inning. Then came the blow that really staggered the New York Yankees. A little grounder up the middle left Derek Jeter sprawled in the dirt, screaming in pain. The Yankees had lost more than the...

Yankees to Reggie Jackson: 'Stay Away' From Team

Team upset at Mr October's interview bashing A-Rod

(Newser) - Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has been told to "stay away" from the New York Yankees after he ripped Alex Rodriguez for steroid use in a recent interview, reports the New York Daily News . "There is no ban. There is no suspension," Jackson said last night,...

Cameron Diaz, Alex Rodriguez Break Up
 A-Rod, Cameron Split 

A-Rod, Cameron Split

We're taking bets: Is it for real this time?

(Newser) - The 18-month storybook romance of Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez has come to an end. They've simply got no time for love, a source explains to Us : "She's very busy with her career, and he's had injuries and wants to focus on his game. They're...

A-Rod Faces Suspension Over Poker Games

League to interview Yankees' Rodriguez about alleged gambling

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez may have wagered more than he thought. The Yankees slugger is facing possible suspension over alleged involvement in high-stakes poker games, reports ESPN . The third baseman is accused of playing in at least two games—one at the Beverly Hills mansion of a record producer that included open...

Aging Yankees on Pace for Best Day-Game Record

Older teams seem to do better in early games

(Newser) - Maybe they can't concentrate when they're missing Wheel Of Fortune. The Yankees have the second-oldest lineup in baseball, and it may be the reason the team is on pace to have the best day-game record in history. They boast an .829 winning percentage under the sun, but a...

Texas Rangers Head to 1st World Series

Beat the Yankees 6-1 in Game 6

(Newser) - Fireworks and confetti filled the Texas sky, flags were raised, and players doused each other with ginger ale last night—and with good reason: The Texas Rangers will advance to their first World Series in the franchise's 39-year history. And to make their berth even more satisfying, the Rangers earned...

Cameron Diaz-Obsessed Fan Busts Into Yankees Game

Grim LeRogue wanted to confront A-Rod about the 'white queen'

(Newser) - You’ve got to be pretty crazy to run onto a baseball field during a game, but Grim LeRogue is, arguably, crazier than most. LeRogue was carrying a picture of Alex Rodriguez with a gun pointed at his head and the note, “You have to go bud, you’ve...

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