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  • What spurred MLB investigation? Disgruntled Biogenesis employee

    An employee deprived of a $4,000 investment — that's what started the chain of events that led to Major League Baseball's suspensions of 13 players, including three-time most valuable player Alex Rodriguez. Rodriguez, whose career...
  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs

    Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs
    Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
  • Alex Rodriguez suspended until 2015 season

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended Monday for the rest of the 2013 season and all of next season for his role in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing-drug case, the harshest drug penalty in Major League Baseball history....
  • The doping scandal (cont.)

    Major League Baseball suspended a dozen players — including three all-stars — for the rest of the regular season Monday for violating the league's ban on performance-enhancing drugs, and it ordered one of the game's all-time best sluggers,...
  • In baseball, the juice is still on the loose

    There is a titillating chart accompanying this column that lists the actual winners of baseball's MVP and Cy Young awards if every phony winner who was busted for steroids was stripped of the prize. Ignore it. My editors wasted their time. The list is...
  • The specter of drug use hovers over the All-Star game

    Enjoy the All-Star Game. Because when Tuesday's celebration of baseball's superstars is over, the process of suspending some of those same players for drug use will resume. It figures to be a slow, painful ordeal — one that could disrupt the...
  • Bill Plaschke: Ryan Braun, and belief, are both suspended

    On the worst day of this baseball season, Ryan Braun wasn't the only thing suspended. So too was the belief that in this era of stringent testing and severe penalties, most baseball players should be considered innocent until proved dirty. Wrong. Your...
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • Papelbon does his best Melky Cabrera impression

     
    Before Thursday's home finale at Citizens Bank Park, Cole Hamels and Jonathan Papelbon took the microphone and addressed the sellout crowd of 44,070. Hamels said a few sentences and thanked the fans before turning things over to Papelbon. Then the......
  • Want to clean up baseball? Try this, Bud

    Want to clean up baseball? Try this, Bud
    Bud Selig contends his sport is “cleaner than it has ever been,’’ and he’s right, if only because baseball couldn’t be worse than the 1990’s and early 2000’s after Selig’s bunch seemingly to a man at...
  • Giants All-Star Melky Cabrera Suspended for Positive Drug Test

    Giants All-Star Melky Cabrera Suspended for Positive Drug Test
    Melky Cabrera, the San Francisco Giants’ All-Star outfielder, has tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended for 50 games. Cabrera tested positive for testosterone, one of the 70 steroids listed as banned by the MLB. In a...
  • MLB to seek suspensions of Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez, report says

    MLB to seek suspensions of Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez, report says
    Major League Baseball is reportedly preparing to seek suspensions for Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and more than a dozen other big leaguers connected to a now-closed Miami-area medical clinic.  The names of Braun, Rodriguez and the others turned up during...