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Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palladino: A-Rod Must Come Clean During Suspension

If the Yankees third baseman cares at all about returning to the game with any ounce of personal integrity in 2015, a full confession is his only exit strategy.

02/10/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: Infuriated MLB Players Association Members Sought To Expel A-Rod

During the back and forth between the 40 or so union members on the call not one player defended A-Rod, and that was quite an indictment considering they have frequent disagreements on all kinds of issues, the report said.

01/21/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: The A-Rod Apologist Is Just As Delusional As Rodriguez Is

Since most men don’t have the time, money, and desperation for such municipal waste, we have the A-Rod apologist, who, like their fallen icon, has resorted to vast swaths of illogical reasoning, deflection, and denial in his defense.

01/15/2014

Chuck Knoblauch during the 2001 postseason. (Photo by John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

On WFAN: Knoblauch Talks PEDs, Says You Still Have To Make Contact

Ex-Yankee Chuck Knoblauch says baseball’s Steroids Era really wasn’t as bad as the narrative might suggest. “If somebody was doing something, it was definitely behind the scenes,” he told WFAN radio.

01/15/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Ryan Braun (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kallas: A-Rod Will Have Hard Time Convincing Federal Judge Of Anything

By now you probably know about the virtually impossible legal hurdles that A-Rod has to jump over to get a stay or an injunction or, eventually, an elimination or reduction of that season-long suspension.

01/13/2014

Alex Rodriguez in studio with WFAN’s Mike Francesa after walking out of MLB arbitration hearing. (Photo by Joe Cingrana/CBSNewYork.com)

Palladino: My Opinion? A-Rod Won’t Serve A Day Of Suspension

Of all the holes the Yankees have filled and still need to address, third base is not one of them. Assuming his health cooperates, Rodriguez will be in pinstripes again. This year. Not next.

01/13/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A-Rod Slams Arbitrator’s Ruling, Vows To Challenge Full-Season Ban

An independent arbitrator ruled Saturday to ban A-Rod for a full season, including the playoffs. “The number of games sadly comes as no surprise, as the deck has been stacked against me from day one,” Rodriguez said in a statement.

01/11/2014

Rakuten Golden Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Capellini: A-Rod Decision Gives Yankees Financial Flexibility To Add A Lot More

The Yankees have to be thrilled that they won’t have to deal with the distraction that would have come with Alex Rodriguez every waking second of next season. And, oh yeah, they just got an additional $25 million to play with, too.

01/11/2014

Kellen Winslow (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Jets’ Winslow Charged With Synthetic Marijuana Possession

Winslow, who finished with 31 receptions for 388 yards and two touchdowns this season, was suspended four games earlier in the season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

01/09/2014

Bobby Valentine (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bobby V: I Was Told To Curb PED Suspicion In Mid-1980s

With all the talk of performance enhancing drug allegations hindering the credentials of players up for Baseball Hall of Fame consideration, former major league manager Bobby Valentine dropped a bit of a bombshell on Thursday.

01/09/2014

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod Ruling Not Expected This Week

It seems we’ll have at least one more weekend to debate the Alex Rodriguez case. An arbitrator’s decision on A-Rod’s 211-game suspension “probably won’t be known until next week,” according to the New York Post.

01/03/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Team A-Rod Amends Lawsuit Against MLB, Calls Commish Selig A Coward

In a 33-page amended complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, the lawyers said: “Mr. Selig lacked the courage of his convictions to explain under oath the reasons for the suspension.”

11/26/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

AP Source: Alex Rodriguez Scheduled For Interview With MLB

MLB has threatened A-Rod with additional discipline if he answers questions at an interview and denies using PEDs during the period in question.

11/14/2013

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod Failed Drug Test For Stimulants In 2006

The New York Times has reported that the three-time American League MVP failed a drug test for stimulants back in 2006. Lanny J. Davis, one of the representatives of A-Rod’s high-powered legal team, denied the accusation.

11/04/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

A-Rod On Bud Selig: ‘Crimes Are Being Committed Under His Regime’

“It is sad that Commissioner Selig once again is turning a blind eye, knowing that crimes are being committed under his regime,” Rodriguez said. “I have 100 percent faith in my legal team.”

10/31/2013

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