New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez dropped a lawsuit challenging his full-season suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs, signaling his possible acceptance of the punishment as his team prepares to begin spring training next week.
Bud Selig’s retirement as Major League Baseball commissioner after next season will end two decades of stewardship that included recovery from a steroid scandal and an era of labor peace after losing the 1994 World Series to a players strike.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball to overturn his suspension for the 2014 season after arbitrators found “clear and convincing evidence” that he used performance-enhancing drugs.
The World Series will have just ended as a judicial Fall Classic may determine whether Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has complete power over the sport he has controlled for almost two decades.
Alex Rodriguez will sit out a full Major League Baseball season for violating the sport’s performance-enhancing-drug policy after an independent arbitrator reduced his original 211-game ban on an appeal by the New York Yankees third baseman.
Alex Rodriguez will sit out the entire 2014 season for violating Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing-drug policy, after an independent arbitrator reduced his original 211-game ban on an appeal.
Next month, as New York Yankees pitchers and catchers report for spring training, lawyers for suspended third baseman Alex Rodriguez will be in federal court defending their lawsuit against Major League Baseball, a judge ruled.