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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
MLB has threatened A-Rod with additional discipline if he answers questions at an interview and denies using PEDs during the period in question.
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.
“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.”
Ortiz is beloved in Boston. Alex Rodriguez is hated … well, just about everywhere it would seem. Is there a double standard? If you look closely, it’s easy to see the differences.
Alex Rodriguez wants his grievance hearing made public, yet so far baseball has not agreed. However, that doesn’t mean what’s being discussed in front of arbitrator Fredric Horowitz isn’t getting out there anyway.
Former Mets slugger Carlos Delgado will be questioned on Wednesday about his relationship with Anthony Galea, according to the New York Daily News.
Alex Rodriguez is appealing his 211-game suspension related to MLB’s latest performance-enhancing drugs scandal, and a picture of his defense is finally starting to emerge. Or is it?
In a hearing room before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, lawyers for Alex Rodriguez will argue, starting Monday, why the suspension imposed by Major League Baseball on Aug. 5 should be overturned.
This ugly mess only appears to be getting uglier. According to ESPN, Alex Rodriguez’s representatives are planning on filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against Yankees team doctor Chris Ahmad.
Alex Rodriguez’s camp “obtained unredacted versions” of documents published in a bombshell Miami New Times report and leaked them to Yahoo! Sports, according to “60 Minutes.”