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A-Rod drops lawsuits, accepts 2014 suspension

Well, there’s one distraction out of the way as baseball and the New York Yankees approach spring training: Alex Rodriguez will drop his lawsuits against MLB and the players union, accepting his year-long suspension. After an independent arbitrator determined a year-long suspension (including the playoffs) would be enough for usage of performance-enhancing drugs in the […]

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Kalafer: No Alex Rodriguez in Atlantic League

After media reports surfaced that the Long Island Ducks would consider signing Alex Rodriguez for the 2014 season, another independent Atlantic League owner stepped forward to dispute the idea. As you are probably already know, arbitrator Fredric Horowitz ruled Saturday that Rodriguez must sit out the 2014 regular and post season for violations of MLB’s […]

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Damned Yankees

With attendance and TV ratings down, a mediocre record on the field and the loss of several marquee players, the New York Yankees are suffering through a painful 2013 season. The Yankees are in fourth place in the American League East, six games behind the surprising Boston Red Sox, and are also trailing the Baltimore […]

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PEDs intruding on the best time in winter: spring training

On the cusp of spring training, the top news coming out of the baseball community ideally would be season previews and the Nationals adding the honorable first-pitch-pioneering William Howard Taft to their Racing Presidents. But no: we are once again discussing PEDs, writes Jesse Goldberg-Strassler. The topic in baseball over the past few weeks: Tim […]

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