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Alex Rodriguez's Biogenesis suspension hearing

Major League Baseball announced 13 suspensions related to the Biogenesis scandal on Monday, with Alex Rodriguez receiving the harshest penalty. A-Rod is appealing the decision, and he'll remain eligible to play until the appeal process is complete.

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A-Rod could seek injunction to block arbitrator

If A-Rod doesn't like the ruling on his suspension, he could file an injunction and force his way onto the field to begin the season.

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Alex Rodriguez grievance hearings resume

The hope is that testimony will be finished by Thanksgiving.

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A-Rod lawyer on PEDs: 'Absolutely not'

The head of A-Rod's legal team has finally spoken out about the slugger's alleged illegal drug use.

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A-Rod's team blocked from presenting whistleblower

The grievance hearing of Alex Rodriguez takes another twist on Monday night.

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Francisco Cervelli details Biogenesis relationship

The Yankees catcher talked Tuesday about his motivation to go to the now-infamous Florida clinic.

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Were A-Rod's supporters hired to protest?

Like, besides his lawyers. The people holding signs and looking super upset for A-Rod. Those people.

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A-Rod says he was tricked into taking PEDs

Rodriguez is facing a 211-game suspension from Major League Baseball.

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Brewers support Braun's admission

Ryan Braun's teammates in Milwaukee are supporting their teammate's admission. That's one less thing for Braun, who has a multitude of issues on his plate, to worry about.

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Biogenesis leaker talks to a grand jury

The man who exposed the Biogenesis scandal appeared in court this past week and provided a grand jury with extensive documents about the clinic.

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A-Rod has standing 150-game ban offer

However, the league is denying any sort of deal is on the table, so...

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MLB could release A-Rod files

The A-Rod/Biogenesis circus marches on, this time with MLB threatening to leak all of the evidence it has against the embattled veteran.

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Miguel Tejada linked to Biogenesis

The suspended infielder has been linked to Biogenesis, but he won't face additional punishment.

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Bosch's attorney rejected payment from A-Rod

The attorney representing Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch reportedly rejected a payment of nearly $50,000 from Alex Rodriguez, a payment being used as evidence that Rodriguez attempted to tamper with MLB's ongoing PED investigation.

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Rodriguez plans medical grievance against Yankees

Rodriguez's lawyers have reportedly contacted the MLBPA about filing a grievance against the Yankees.

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A-Rod denies leaking names in Biogenesis scandal

The Yankees third baseman has been accused by some of tampering with MLB's investigation into the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic.

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Alex Rodriguez's goat testicles

We don't need to ask why players use despite scant evidence of a payoff. There's a much larger body of evidence that people will try anything.

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Selig calls Rodriguez suspension 'eminently fair'

The commissioner said that he "wouldn't second-guess" his decision to give Rodriguez a 211-game suspension.

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Longoria: Rodriguez appeal not 'fair' for AL East

Longoria also voiced his support for stronger PED penalties.

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Cuban criticizes Rodriguez suspension

Cuban had harsh words for MLB commissioner Bud Selig about his handling of the Rodriguez suspension and his business practices.

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Biogenesis whistle blower seeks attorney

Porter Fischer is reluctant to hand over more names -- and documents -- that will help MLB's investigation into the Biogenesis PED scandal.

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On Biogenesis and player selfishness

Are players caught in the Biogenesis scandal actually as selfish as others are saying?

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Yankees, White Sox react to A-Rod decision

In the wake of very controversial news, Yankees and White Sox players had very mild opinions.

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Peralta responds to 50-game suspension

The Tigers shortstop doesn't give any excuses, and simply apologizes.

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Rodriguez, attorney respond to suspension

Rodrgiuez and his attorney both expressed disappointment with MLB's 211-game suspension.

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Cruz: Suspension resulted from 'infection'

Need to gain weight for the 2012 season, the outfielder says.

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MLBPA chief supports Rodriguez appeal

Michael Weiner believes that Bud Selig "has not acted appropriately" regarding the Rodriguez suspension.

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Yankees respond to A-Rod suspension

The Yankees speak up to deny they have it in for their suspended star.

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Cruz's decision 'stunned' Rangers

The Rangers are reportedly so upset about Cruz's decision that they will not tender the outfielder a contract after the 2013 season.

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A-Rod suspended for 211 games by MLB

As expected, the Yankees third baseman has received a suspension from Major League Baseball.

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Rangers, Tigers lose contributors to suspension

Detroit was proactive in finding a replacement for Peralta, while the Rangers still need to find a replacement for Cruz in rightfield.

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MLB hands out Biogenesis suspensions

The league has finally dropped the ban hammer on remaining players involved in the Biogenesis scandal.

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Biogenesis suspensions & playoff implications

The suspension of this pair could have a significant effect on the American League playoff race.

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Biogenesis: Last minute deal for A-Rod rebuffed

MLB will officially annouce Rodriguez's suspension at 3 p.m. ET.

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Colon, Cabrera and Grandal will not be suspended

The three players who had previously tested positive for PEDs will not face additional punishment for their link to Biogenesis.

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Three new names on Biogenesis suspension list

Three new names have been added to the list of players receiving 50-game bans from MLB.

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Cruz, 11 others expected to accept suspensions

Alex Rodriguez is the only player linked to the Biogensis scandal who is expected to file an appeal.

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13 players to receive Biogenesis suspensions

Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta are all expected to receive suspensions Monday.

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MLB vs. A-Rod: Who is overreaching?

Someone is overplaying their hand in the A-Rod suspension talks, but who?

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Rodriguez expected to be in Yankees lineup Monday

The third baseman plans to file an appeal immediately so he can play against the White Sox Monday.

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Rodriguez won't play Monday, per report

The commissioner will invoke his powers to protect "the best interests of the game" to keep Rodriguez from playing during his appeal.

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Rodriguez walked four times in final rehab game

Rodriguez is tentatively scheduled to return to the Yankees Monday after playing two rehabilitation games with a minor league affiliate.

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MLB set to ban A-Rod rest of 2013, all of 2014

Alex Rodriguez contacted MLB and the Yankees, but his request to negotiate a suspension settlement was rejected. ESPN now reports A-Rod will be banned for the remainder of 2013 and all of 2014.

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A-Rod hints that Yankees are behind the ban

The possible suspension hanging over his head didn't stop Alex Rodriguez from speaking his mind after his rehab outing.

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MLB evidence has A-Rod using PEDs since 2009

Evidence from the Biogenesis clinic investigation may show that Alex Rodriguez has been using PEDs every year since 2009.

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Monday deadline for A-Rod to accept suspension

Suspensions are now expected to come in the next 72 hours as MLB works to reach settlements with the indicted players.

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Rodriguez intends to fight Biogenesis suspension

The beleaguered Yankees star intends to battle the suspension handed to him, despite the risk of a lifetime ban.

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What to root for in the Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis case

Because going back in time and stopping A-Rod's parents from meeting isn't an option. Yet.

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A-Rod is already dead

MLB has already finished him, he just doesn't realize it yet.

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Alex Rodriguez to play simulated game Thursday

Rodriguez, once again healthy after suffering a strained quadriceps, is hoping to return to game action soon.

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A-Rod, MLB negotiating suspension settlement

After reports earlier Wednesday indicated the MLB would impose a lifetime ban against Rodriguez, the Yankees third baseman appears to have chosen to cooperate.

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A-Rod to receive lifetime ban without agreement

Judgement day is coming soon for Alex Rodriguez, who will reportedly receive a lifetime ban if he doesn't agree to a plea deal with MLB.

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Selig could use special power to ban A-Rod

MLB is pulling out every stop to keep A-Rod from ever playing baseball again.

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A-Rod could face penalty under CBA

MLB is doing everything it can to ensure Alex Rodriguez stays off the field following the Biogenesis investigation.

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A-Rod could receive lifetime suspension this week

The end could be near for Alex Rodriguez and his fight against PED accusations.

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A-Rod could learn fate this week

Alex Rodriguez probably won't receive a lifetime ban, but he could very well be suspended for the remainder of this season and the entirety of next season. The MLB's decision might come this week, although he'll be able to appeal.

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A-Rod won't say whether he trusts Yankees

A-Rod continues to insist he's ready to play, while the Yankees continue to insist he isn't. He won't say he doesn't trust them, but, well, basically, he doesn't trust them.

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A-Rod likely to receive fine over Quadgate

A-Rod saw a doctor he wasn't supposed to, and the Yankees will likely discipline him.

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A-Rod says, 'Enough doctors, let's play'

"Doctors? What doctors? Seriously, nevermind. Ixnay on the octors-day."

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A-Rod's teammates tired of 'media circus'

Publicly, the Bombers continue to say that they're excited to get A-Rod's bat back in the lineup. Behind closed doors, however...

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A-Rod has no intention to cut a deal with MLB

After Ryan Braun reached a deal with MLB and accepted his 65-game suspension, some thought Alex Rodriguez may try to do the same. That is apparently not the case.

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A-Rod facing lifetime ban, per reports

Alex Rodriguez could be slapped with a lifetime ban from baseball due to his connection with Biogenesis, sources told CBS.

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Jeter, A-Rod, and MLB relevancy in 2013

We'll keep talking about them in spite of their eroding relevance, but there are so many other players to watch.

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Rodriguez evidence 'far beyond' case against Braun

Rodriguez is expected to receive a suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal, and his may end up longer than the normal 50-game suspension used for first-time offenders.

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Report: A-Rod assured of suspension

CBS Sports reports that New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for his role in the ongoing Biogenesis scandal.

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Like it or not, A-Rod is positioned to play hero

...Although he probably won't. Still, it's fun to think about, and that's a dramatic change.

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What did A-Rod and the other cheaters accomplish?

Intent to cheat isn't the same as actually cheating. That may not diminish the punishment the implicated players deserve, but it should give us some perspective on their crimes and the era as a whole.

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Biogenesis: Alex Rodriguez met with officials

Rodriguez is the latest player to meet with MLB officials, though it is unknown what transpired during the meeting.

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Poorly-timed suspensions worse than juicing

What good does it do baseball to have 20 men out?

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