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Judges Keep Rodriguez Lawsuits Separate — For Now Federal judges say two lawsuits Alex Rodriguez filed against Major League Baseball can remain on separate tracks for now.
Clark: MLB Players Won't Allow Deals To Be Voided For Drug ViolationsNew baseball union head Tony Clark says players won't agree to terminating contracts as part of discipline for drug violations.
We've Got You Covered: 5 Things To Know About Alex Rodriguez's LawsuitConfused about anything? We've got you covered. Here are five things to know about the complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
Michael Weiner, MLB Players' Union Head, Dies At 51Michael Weiner, the plain-speaking, ever-positive labor lawyer who took over as head of the powerful baseball players' union four years ago died Thursday.
Report: MLBPA Investigating Jay Z For Giving $33,900 Watch To CanoThe five-time All-Star posted a picture of the watch on his Instagram account two weeks ago. He also posted the following comment: "thanks to the ROC NATION my birthday gift."
A-Rod's Lawsuit Against MLB Moved To Federal Court Alex Rodriguez's lawsuit claiming Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig went on a "witch hunt" to force him from the sport has been moved from state to federal court.
A-Rod Sues MLB And Selig, Claiming They're Trying To Destroy His ReputationThe 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.
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."
Shane Spencer Victim Of Hoax On ESPN Radio; Ex-Yank Denies PED Use On WFANAn imposter claiming to be Spencer called the station and admitted to taking steroids, saying, "I have used steroids in the past ... Did I ever see anyone using them? Absolutely."
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."
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."
Silverman: Bettman Is Doing His Thing As An NHL Lockout LoomsThis will be the third lockout in the Gary Bettman era. The commissioner, who gets booed every time he hands out the Stanley Cup, was hired by the NHL’s owners in 1993. One of the tenets of his hiring was to avoid work stoppages.