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.
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.
Derek Jeter awaited the results of an MRI on a right thigh strain sustained during his first Major League Baseball appearance in nine months in which he batted 1- for-4 as his New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4.
Roger Clemens , seven-time winner of Major League Baseball’s Cy Young pitching award, was charged with lying to Congress about using steroids, joining a growing list of ballplayers accused of cheating.
Even the great Michael Jordan , who delivered six championships to his bosses, elevating the Chicago Bulls to a global brand, changed teams. So, too, did iconic athletes Wayne Gretzky and Brett Favre, who was as much a part of Green Bay as any Friday night fish fry.
Roger Clemens , who won more than 300 games and a record seven Cy Young Awards as the best pitcher in his league, was indicted on charges of lying to the U.S. Congress when he denied using steroids and other drugs to boost his baseball performance.
Start spreadin’ the news: Derek Jeter is so valuable to the New York Yankees that he’ll be able to demand a contract for close to the $19 million a year he gets now, according to compensation consultants.