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Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner On Alex Rodriguez: ‘We Need Him’

“Look, as I told him when I talked to him in Tampa, we need him,” Steinbrenner said. “We do. That’s just obvious. We’ve still got our injuries, and my hope is that he comes back and continues to improve and stay healthy.”

08/14/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MUST-LISTEN: Mike Francesa, Bill Madden Get Into Heated Debate About A-Rod

In the first segment, Madden gave his take on the A-Rod suspension and made some claims about what was initially offered to the slugger and how the process played out. In the second part of the interview, however, things got heated.

08/13/2013

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose: I Should Have Picked Alcohol, Drugs Or Beating My Wife

“And to be honest with you, I picked the wrong vice,” Rose said. “I should have picked alcohol. I should have picked drugs or I should have picked beating up my wife or girlfriend because if you do those three, you get a second chance.”

08/12/2013

Mark Cuban (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Cuban On A-Rod: ‘It’s Disgraceful What MLB Is Trying To Do To Him’

“(It’s) horrible,” Cuban said. “I think it’s disgraceful what Major League Baseball is trying to do to him. Look, it’s not that he doesn’t deserve to be suspended. He does … (211 games), that’s personal.”

08/09/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

MLBPA Formally Appeals Alex Rodriguez’s 211-Game Suspension

The other 12 players accepted 50-game suspensions, but Rodriguez said he planned to fight. Union head Michael Weiner said the punishment for the third baseman was “way out of line.”

08/07/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Let’s Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball

Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.

08/06/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Celebrities, Athletes React To A-Rod, MLB Suspensions On Twitter

A-Rod and 12 other MLB players were suspended in the performance-enhancing drug scandal and, naturally, celebrities and athletes alike took to Twitter to sound off on Major League Baseball’s punishments.

08/05/2013

Jordany Valdespin (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Mets Outfielder Jordany Valdespin Suspended 50 Games By MLB

Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for his ties to the Biogenesis of America clinic. Valdespin will accept the 50-game ban without an appeal.

08/05/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A-Rod Plays In Simulated Game, Is Bound For Trenton

Alex Rodriguez played in a simulated game Thursday, probably the last step before the New York Yankees send him on a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment — if he’s not suspended first.

08/01/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Ex-Commissioner Fay Vincent: MLB’s Drug Program ‘Obviously A Failure’

“Suspensions and testing and the whole drug program that they’ve got is obviously a failure,” Fay Vincent said. “It’s not working, and something has to be done to keep these guys from doing what they’re doing.”

07/31/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Have Questions About MLB’s Possible Suspension Of A-Rod? We Have Answers

It’s been a lot to digest — that’s for sure. In question-and-answer form, here is a look at the issues and implications of Major League Baseball’s possible suspension of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.

07/30/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Unhappy 38th Birthday? Alex Rodriguez Turns 38 With Controversy Surrounding Him

A-Rod’s reputation has been severely damaged since admitting to using PEDs in 2009.

07/27/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Alex Rodriguez Is Looking To Make Deal; Could Face Lifetime Ban

An MLB source told CBS Evening News’ Jim Axelrod that the five-time American League home-run champion could be looking at a lifetime ban. So will the three-time American League MVP cut a deal with the league?

07/23/2013

Ryan Braun (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ryan Braun Suspended Without Pay For Remainder Of 2013 Season

Ryan Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday in the first penalty following MLB’s investigation of the Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

07/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images) and Brian Cashman (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees GM Brian Cashman On A-Rod: He ‘Should Just Shut The F— Up’

“You know what, when the Yankees want to announce something, (we will),” Cashman told ESPN. “Alex should just shut the f— up. That’s it. I’m going to call Alex now.”

06/26/2013

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