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Mariano Rivera poses next to his retired number in Monument Park before the New York Yankees' loss to the San Francisco Giants on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

MLB, Hard Rock Cafe Jump On The Thank-You-Mariano Bandwagon

It seems that literally everyone wants a piece of saying goodbye to Mariano Rivera.

09/26/2013

Ryan Braun (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Ryan Braun Admits To Using Banned Substances During 2011 MVP Season

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.

08/23/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Claims He’s Cutting Off All Non-Baseball Talk

“I think that’s behind us now,” Rodriguez said. “I’ve shut everything down. I want everything to be 100 percent on baseball and that’s what I want my guys to focus on.”

08/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez’s Lawyer Believes MLB’s Evidence Won’t Hold Up

Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer said Major League Baseball’s evidence against the Yankees’ slugger is so weak that he shouldn’t serve even one inning of his 211-game suspension.

08/19/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Lawyer On Attack Against Yankees, MLB

In an interview with the New York Times, lawyer Joseph Tacopina blasted the Bronx Bombers and Major League Baseball for conspiring to nullify A-Rod’s huge contract.

08/18/2013

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

MLB Managers Expected To Be Allowed To Challenge Calls Beginning In 2014

Commissioner Bud Selig called it a historic moment for the game in a press conference in Cooperstown after two days of meetings with representatives of the 30 teams. The proposal is to be voted on by the owners in November.

08/15/2013

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

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Giglio: Alex Rodriguez Rhetoric Should Not Be Personal

It’s more than acceptable to dislike Rodriguez, but acting as if his punishment and process should be different than that of any other player because of his paycheck, accolades or insecure personality is ridiculous.

08/09/2013

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

Mookie Wilson opens up FanFest at the Javits Center (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Lawsuit Accuses MLB Of Violating Labor Laws During FanFest

A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of a volunteer at last month’s 2013 All-Star FanFest claims Major League Baseball violated federal and state minimum wage laws by failing to pay more than 2,000 volunteers.

08/07/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Yankees Place Derek Jeter On DL; Recall Infielder David Adams

With Jeter going on the DL, the Yankees recalled infielder David Adams from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. They also designated infielder Brent Lillibridge for assignment, and Alex Rodriguez was activated from the disabled list.

08/05/2013

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

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CBS News: A-Rod On List Of Players To Be Suspended By MLB

MLB has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation. Three-time MVP Alex Rodriguez is on the list, according to CBS News.

07/31/2013

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: 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

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