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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.


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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.


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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.


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Mets Defend Ticket Prices For Yankees Families; MLBPA ‘Looking Into It’

The Mets insist there was no funny business going on when they raised prices for players’ family members ahead of the Subway Series.


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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.


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Silverman: Miller Was A Giant Who Changed MLB And All Sports

Marvin Miller deserves recognition in Baseball’s Hall of Fame, an honor that inexplicably never came his way while he was alive.


Don Fehr, executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association, meets with the media. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Owners’ Offer Means That We Will Have Hockey — Sooner Or Later

There will be hockey this season. It may not be the full 82 games and it may not start by Nov. 2, but a deal will get done sooner or later.


Melky Cabrera

Giants Outfielder Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games

Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games by the MLB after testing positive for testosterone.


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Sweeny: One Vote For A National League DH

I always thought of myself as traditional, but you know what? I’ve come around on the DH. So much so, that it’s time to add it to the National League. That’s right, I said it. I want the NL to adopt the DH.


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By The Numbers: Collusion – A Look Back

Collusion, in the words of Fay Vincent, was “the most egregious breaking of trust in baseball history… it destroyed any chance of civility on the part of the players.”


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MLB Holds Meeting With Players & Umpires Union

The unions for major league baseball players and umpires have held a rare joint meeting with management.


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MLB Union Leader Optimistic For A New CBA

Baseball union leader Michael Weiner says he’s optimistic that a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached with Major League Baseball.


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Arbitration Players Average 123 Percent Increase

This year’s group went from an average of $1.68 million to $3.76 million. Last year, the 128 players in arbitration increased from an average of $1.4 million to $3.09 million. The record average of $3.26 million was set in 2004.


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Report: Boras’ Company Loaned Money To Prospects

Baseball agent Scott Boras’ company supplied tens of thousands of dollars in loans and payments to the families of needy prospects in the Dominican Republic, The New York Times reported Tuesday.


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MLB Playoff Expansion Inevitable In 2012

Commissioner Bud Selig’s plan to expand baseball’s playoffs to 10 teams gained a sense of inevitability after little to no opposition emerged during meetings this week with owners and general managers.