Ryan Braun

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Longest Suspensions In Sports History

With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.

05/30/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Outfield

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/07/2014

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

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

Kallas: Baseball’s Gigantic A-Rod Mistake

It’s not hard to believe that Bud Selig and the powers-that-be in Major League Baseball could screw up the whole A-Rod situation.

08/23/2013

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Ryan Braun Admits To Using Banned Substances During 2011 MVP Season

A month after suddenly abandoning his claims of innocence and accepting a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball, the Milwaukee Brewers’ slugger admitted he took a cream and a lozenge containing banned substances.

08/23/2013

Alex Rodriguez celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning off of Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Despite All The Baggage, A-Rod Has Become A Rallying Figure

Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.

08/19/2013

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Tejada Suspended 105 Games For Violating MLB’s Joint Drug Program

Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down.

08/17/2013

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‘60 Minutes’: A-Rod Implicated Cervelli, Braun In Biogenesis Mess

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.”

08/16/2013

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Silverman: A-Rod Sinks To New Low As Result Of Sickening Report

It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.

08/16/2013

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Keidel: The End Of MLB Innocence

The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”

08/16/2013

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Bud Selig On A-Rod’s Suspension: ‘I Thought It Was Eminently Fair’

“It was not difficult for me at all,” Selig said. “I spent many, many hours thinking about it, trying to be fair, trying to be logical and rational. I wouldn’t second-guess a thing at all. I thought it was eminently fair.”

08/16/2013

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Pete Rose On A-Rod, PED Bans: Admit It And Be Forgiven

Pete Rose admitted in 2004 to betting on baseball after nearly 15 years of denials. He says players wrapped up in scandal shouldn’t follow his lead.

08/07/2013

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Hartnett: Let’s Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball

Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.

08/06/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

A-Rod Suspended 211 Games By MLB In Biogenesis Case

The Yankees star will appeal the ban, which takes effect Thursday. He’ll be allowed to play during the grievance process and made his season debut Monday night in Chicago.

08/05/2013

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A-Rod Awaits MLB’s Verdict, Pete Rose Keeps Waiting For Second Chance

“It’s like I’m Al Capone or something,” Rose said. “But guys are starting to come back to my side now because they see what is happening in baseball. Guys are doing things that alter records and they get 65 games. I got 24 years.”

08/03/2013

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