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A cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, who was the star’s longtime personal assistant, has been sentenced to seven months in prison.
Yuri Sucart admitted Friday in Miami federal court that he conspired with others to distribute human growth hormone to athletes, some of high school age.
Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old Brazilian citizen with permanent U.S. residency, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone.
The former owner of the clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s recent performance-enhancing drug scandal had his bail revoked Monday because of recent positive tests for cocaine use.
According to CBS News, Bosch claims that he personally delivered banned substances, including testosterone, insulin-like growth factor 1 and human growth hormone to Rodriguez on multiple occasions and Rodriguez paid him $12,000 a month in cash.
Most people regard the decision as a big win for Selig. It is the longest suspension ever under the drug agreement, which began in 2002.
The odds are against Alex Rodriguez in federal court as he tries to overturn his season-long drug suspension.
Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. He later showed up at the WFAN studios to talk to host Mike Francesa about it.
A Florida police department has reopened an investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s inquiry into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs.
The New York Times has reported that the three-time American League MVP failed a drug test for stimulants back in 2006. Lanny J. Davis, one of the representatives of A-Rod’s high-powered legal team, denied the accusation.
Alex Rodriguez and his band of lawyers returned to 245 Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning to resume his arbitration appealing his 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball.
The suit claims that Bud Selig and MLB have tried to smear Rodriguez’s reputation to “gloss over” Selig’s past inaction and tacit approval of the use of performance-enhancing substances in baseball.
Alex Rodriguez says he’s excited to get his suspension hearing started, and is ready to face it “head on.”
A month after suddenly abandoning his claims of innocence and accepting a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball, the Milwaukee Brewers’ slugger admitted he took a cream and a lozenge containing banned substances.
“I didn’t like it,” designated hitter David Ortiz said. “I don’t think it was the right thing to do. But we don’t all think alike, and the guy who did it — Dempster — is a great guy.”