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Tony Clark Named Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director

The Major League Baseball Players Association has named former Tony Clark as its new executive director.

12/03/2013

Michael Weiner (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig, A-Rod Attend Michael Weiner’s Funeral

Dave Winfield, Frank Thomas, David Cone, Bobby Bonilla and incoming union head Tony Clark attended the funeral as well.

11/24/2013

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MLB, Players Mourn Loss Of Union Head Michael Weiner

Tributes poured in Thursday on Twitter after Major League Baseball and its players learned of the passing of union chief Michael Weiner.

11/22/2013

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Michael Weiner, MLB Players’ Union Head, Dies At 51

Michael Weiner, the plain-speaking, ever-positive labor lawyer who took over as head of the powerful baseball players’ union four years ago died Thursday.

11/21/2013

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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

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Defiant A-Rod Vows To Fight 211-Game Suspension

Once the greatest player of his time, Rpdriguez was reduced Monday night to saying that he was humbled, at 38, just to “have the opportunity to put on this uniform again.”

08/06/2013

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Reports: A-Rod Facing 214-Game Ban; MLB Done Negotiating

Commissioner Bud Selig is ready to slap Alex Rodriguez with 214-game ban on Monday, according to multiple reports.

08/03/2013

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Keidel: Make It Easy On Yourself, A-Rod, And Go Away

Rodriguez is done. Make it easy on yourself, A-Rod, and go away. Let the pastime shed the past you did so much to stain. On June 6 I called for A-Rod to retire, and was told my logic was laughable. Not so funny anymore, is it?

07/23/2013

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MLBPA: Any Drug Suspensions Likely Won’t Be Served This Year

The baseball players’ association says any suspensions resulting from the sport’s latest drug investigation likely won’t be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator.

07/16/2013

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MLB Union Head Blasts Leaks In Biogenesis Investigation

The head of the baseball players’ union is criticizing leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with a drug investigation by the commissioner’s office.

07/11/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Looking To Suspend A-Rod, Braun, Other Players For PED Link

A league executive told CBS News that Anthony Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.

06/05/2013

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Tougher Penalties For MLB Drug Violations Will Have To Wait Until 2014 Season

Baseball players’ union head Michael Weiner says toughening penalties for drug violations will have to wait until the 2014 season.

03/03/2013

Owner Fred Wilpon (L) and his son, Jeff Wilpon, of the Mets (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

MLBPA Head Wants To See More Spending From Mets Owners

Earlier this month, Fred Wilpon was bullish on the state of the team’s finances, and said payroll should be able to climb to pre-Madoff heights.

02/22/2013

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

MLB Announces Random In-Season Testing For HGH

Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone.

01/10/2013

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MLB’s HGH Tests Could Be Expanded To In-Season

Major League Baseball could start in-season testing for human growth hormone next year.

07/11/2012

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