Alex Rodriguez

Steinbrenner: A-Rod Has Been "A Great Asset"

Now that Alex Rodriguez is back on the field and producing, the New York Yankees have put all the acrimony behind.

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner is pleased with A-Rod's performance in his return from a season-long drug suspension.Read More »

A-Rod Sees First Regular-Season Action Since Suspension

By Jim McCoy Mon 6th April SportsAlex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez received a loud ovation and walked in the first plate appearance of his return to the major leagues following a season-long drug suspension.

Rodriguez was the New York Yankees' designated hitter and batted seventh against Toronto on Monday, his first time that low in the order at the start of a regular-season game since May 7, 1996.

New York trailedRead More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Duke vs. UNC, Hall of Fame, A-Rod Apology

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Two of the top college basketball programs of all time are squaring off tonight in Durham, North Carolina, as fourth-ranked Duke plays host to No. 15 North Carolina. The Blue Devils are 22-3 on the year while the Tar Heels are 18-7. They will meet again March 7 in Chapel Hill. KNOXVILLE, Tenn.Read More »

Jeter: Yankees Need To Move On From A-Rod

By Jim McCoy Mon 10th February SportsAlex RodriguezDerek JeterNew York Yankees
Derek Jeter says the New York Yankees have no choice but to move forward now that Alex Rodriguez has accepted his suspension for the 2014 season. Rodriguez ended his extended and acrimonious fight with Major League Baseball on Friday, withdrawing a pair of lawsuits that were filed in an attempt to overturn his season-long ban - the longest penalty in the sport's history related to perforRead More »

For Now, Judges Are Keeping A-Rod's Lawsuits Separate

Federal judges say two lawsuits Alex Rodriguez filed against Major League Baseball can remain on separate tracks for now. U.S. District Judges Lorna G. Schofield and Edgardo Ramos issued a joint order in Manhattan on Friday granting a request by the New York Yankees' third baseman's lawyers.Read More »

A-Rod Says Suspension Could Be A Good Thing

Alex Rodriguez says his season-long suspension could be a benefit, allowing him to rest and return to the Yankees for the final three years of his contract. Speaking late Wednesday in Mexico's capital during a promotional appearance, Rodriguez declined to talk specifically about his suspension for violating baseball's drug agreement and labor contract. Rodriguez, speaking publiclRead More »

Judge: Decision In A-Rod Suit Must Be Made Public

A federal judge says Alex Rodriguez cannot file portions of arbitrator Fredric Horowitz's decision under seal as part of a lawsuit seeking to overturn the one-year suspension from baseball given to the New York Yankees third baseman. U.S. District Judge William H.Read More »

A-Rod's Lawyers Rest Their Case

A person familiar with the proceedings says Alex Rodriguez's lawyers have rested their primary case at the arbitration hearing. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Thursday because no statements were authorized. It was possible the hearing would conclude Friday. The person added that Major League Baseball has started its rebuttal.Read More »

Red Sox Pitcher Suspended For Beaning A-Rod

Ryan Dempster of the Boston Red Sox has been suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Yankees star Alex Rodriguez with a pitch. The penalty was announced Tuesday by MLB senior vice president Joe Garagiola Jr.Read More »

A-Rod, 12 Others Suspended By Major League Baseball

Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case - the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago. Ryan Braun's 65-game suspension last month and previous punishments bring to 18 the total number of playersRead More »


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