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U.S. Rep. Peter King

NY Congressman Peter King: Yankees Shouldn’t Celebrate A-Rod’s 660th Homer

“I think it would be wrong to be celebrating,” King said, “since for all we know, hundreds of those home runs probably occurred when he was taking steroids.”

04/23/2015

Jenrry Mejia (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets’ Outlook Takes Dive Thanks To ‘Old-School’ Cheat Mejia

People attached a lot of adjectives to the Mets’ chances before Saturday’s news. Young. Eager. Resilient. Solid. It’s amazing how the conversation changed so quickly.

04/13/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: Let’s Give A-Rod A Chance To Tip His Cap And Redeem Himself

At the risk of public redundancy and personal duplicity, I say give Alex Rodriguez a chance. A chance to show his face. A chance to swat a single to win a game.

02/26/2015

Andy Pettitte #46 of the New York Yankees walks to the mound in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on September 28, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Palladino: Retiring Pettitte’s Number Should Catch HOF Voters’ Attention

The issue comes down to public relations versus responsibility. A team can set its own standards as to how the franchise tells its story. The writers have to tell it straight. That’s not happening right now.

02/18/2015

Anthony Bosch (R), former Biogenesis of America clinic owner, walks out of a federal building after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids on August 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Anthony Bosch, Former Owner Of MLB Steroid Clinic, Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.

02/17/2015

Jason Giambi, then of the Yankees, hits during a regular season game against the Boston Red Sox played at Yankee Stadium on April 27, 2007. (Photo by Bryan Yablonsky/Getty Images)

Report: Popular Former Yankee Giambi Retires After 20-Year Career

Jason Giambi experienced quite a bit during his two decades as a player in Major League Baseball. On Monday he announced his retirement, releasing a long statement through the Daily News.

02/16/2015

A-Rod apologizes in 2009 for using PEDs during a three-year period from 2001-03. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Next Stop On A-Rod’s Apology Tour: Mea Culpa To Media, Fans

A major unknown is how far Alex Rodriguez would be willing to go when addressing the media. Will the player who once promised to tell his whole story in due time come totally clean?

02/11/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A-Rod Cousin Yuri Sucart Seeks Delay In Drug Trial

Sucart’s lawyer is seeking at least a two-month delay due to health problems. Alex Rodriguez figures to be a witness if Sucart does go to trial on charges related to Biogenesis.

12/18/2014

Roger Clemens after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at U.S. District Court in Washington on June 18, 2012. Clemens was acquitted on charges of perjury, making false statements and obstructing Congress for denying he took performance-enhancing drugs.  (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Judge Threatens Roger Clemens With Contempt In McNamee Suit

Cheryl L. Pollak issued a 13-page order in federal court in Brooklyn on Tuesday telling Clemens to produce by Nov. 26 all documents previously demanded by the court.

11/19/2014

Alex Rodriguez signs a baseball for a child at Family Fun Day benefiting the AROD Family Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities in 2007. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Arod Corporation)

Palladino: Sadly, The Kids Have Followed A-Rod’s Example

In an age where accountability and integrity has become ever more important, it has become ever scarcer. And the kids are taking notes.

11/07/2014

Anthony Bosch (R), former Biogenesis of America clinic owner, walks out of a federal building after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids on August 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biogenesis Part 2? Feds’ Investigation Reportedly Turns Up New Names

The DEA’s investigation into Tony Bosch’s operation “revealed previously unnamed MLB players,” according to ESPN’s T.J. Quinn. And those names, he reported, are bound to be released.

08/06/2014

In this booking photo provided by the Miami-Dade Police Department, Anthony Bosch poses for a mug shot April 4, 2012 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)

Biogenesis Founder, A-Rod Cousin Charged In Federal PED Probe

The former clinic owner accused of selling PEDs to Alex Rodriguez agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major-league ballplayers and high-school athletes.

08/05/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bud Selig Insists MLB Didn’t Know A-Rod Had Drug Exemption

Alex Rodriguez received a therapeutic use exemption for the otherwise-banned substance clomid, according to the book “Blood Sport,” which was published last week.

07/16/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Book: MLB Granted A-Rod Exemption To Use Testosterone Back In 2007

According to excerpts of the book, A-Rod was granted a therapeutic-use exemption (TUE) by the league prior to the 2007 season so he could take a form of testosterone.

07/03/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Cops Complete Probe Into Stolen A-Rod Documents

A Florida police department has completed its investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s probe into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance enhancing drugs.

05/11/2014

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