The New York Yankees are “basically stuck” with Alex Rodriguez and the five years and $115 million left on his contract, according to baseball executives, including the one who traded the three-time American League Most Valuable Player.
Oklahoma’s two Republican senators, Tom Coburn and James Inhofe, may be in an awkward position: their tornado-devastated state needs help from the U.S. disaster relief agency whose plea for funds they rejected in 2011.
Two decades after Houston passed on a high school shortstop named Derek Jeter with the first pick in Major League Baseball’s draft, the Astros made 17-year-old shortstop Carlos Correa from Puerto Rico the No. 1 selection.
Senator Marco Rubio's bizarre proposal to exempt Olympic winnings from federal taxes has taken Washington by storm, garnering endorsements from both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, in addition to Dave Camp, chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee in the House of Representatives.