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DEA: A-Rod's Cousin Arrested In PED Sweep

AP | JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors...

Why A-Rod Might Have Gotten 'The Worst Shake Of All' In Steroids-Filled MLB

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports

The ups and downs of Alex Rodriguez's career in Major League Baseball have been well-documented. A three-time American League Most Valuable Player, Ro...

WATCH: A-Rod's Alleged Drug Regimen Revealed

AP | By HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 03.14.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program...

REPORT: A-Rod Failed Drug Test In 2006

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, The New York Times reported Monday, an accusation denied ...

A-Rod Files Lawsuit Against MLB

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig, accusing them of pursuing "vigilante justice" as pa...

A-Rod's Lawyer Declines MLB Challenge

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez declined Major League Baseball's challenge to make public the evidence that led to the 211-game suspension of ...

MLB Challenges A-Rod Over Evidence

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball is challenging Alex Rodriguez's lawyer to allow the sport to make public the evidence that led to the 211-game suspe...

A-Rod's Lawyer: Yankees Lied, MLB Evidence Won't Hold Up

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball's evidence against Alex Rodriguez is so weak he shouldn't serve even one inning of his 211-game suspension, the lawy...

Alex Rodriguez And Yankees Drama Takes Another Turn Against Red Sox

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

On a 3-0 count with the bases empty Sunday night, Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster tagged Alex Rodriguez in the back. In that same at-bat, Dempster threw a ball behind him. His message -- whatever it may have been -- was sent. Not long after, with New York trailing 6-3, A-Rod made his own statement, blasting a near 450-foot home run to dead center field, as if to say, "How do you like these apples?"

A-Rod Denies Incriminating Teammate, Ryan Braun

AP | Posted 08.17.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Members of Alex Rodriguez's inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-e...

For Baseball, Questions Will Linger After Biogenesis Case Vanishes

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.13.2013 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The Biogenesis case raises many other questions concerning drug use in sports. We live in world in which science and technology have altered the definition of what is normal, and blurred categories of what is or is not possible. These questions are not going away after the Biogenesis case vanishes.

Will Florida Schools Start Testing High School Athletes For Steroids?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.09.2013 | Miami

High schools in Florida may begin cracking down on students suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs, or PEDs. Following the accusations that...

A-Rod Fights MLB Ban, 12 Other Accept Punishemnt

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez vowed to fight. Everth Cabrera cried....

Does A-Rod Have Anything Left In The Tank?

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is allowed to play. Now we'll find out if he can anymore. Coming off his second hip surgery in four ye...

Madonna To Blame For A-Rod?

Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

Ozzie Guillen has a theory about the downfall Alex Rodriguez. The former major league manager may also know why the reputations of a few other star at...

Defiant A-Rod To Fight 211-Game Suspension

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Defiant till the end, Alex Rodriguez is intent on evading baseball's most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal. Rodriguez wa...

A-Rod Not Only Yankees Player Suspended

Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli was one of 12 players to accept a 50-game suspension for violations of the Major League Baseball's Joint D...

Phillies Pitcher Suspended For PEDs

Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo was one of 12 players to accept a 50-game suspension for violations of Major League Baseball's Joint Dr...

Rangers Slugger Suspended For PEDs

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports

Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz says he is accepting his 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball and admits that he made an "error in judgment...

A-Rod Banned 211 Games

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday ...

Report: A-Rod Can Play During Suspension Appeal

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez figures to have a one-of-a-kind day on Monday. He'll receive a lengthy suspension from baseball and then head to the ballpa...

A Lifetime Ban for A-Rod Would Be Bad for Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Although A-Rod faces the loss of enormous amounts of money, whatever is left of his reputation and his livelihood, this story is only somewhat about him. It is also a reminder of what a complete, and neverending mess MLB, led Bud Selig, has made of the steroids issue.

REPORT: A-Rod Believes Yankees, MLB Conspiring Against Him

Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

A-Rod doesn't believe he is merely battling Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig for the right to continue his playing career. The 38-year-old...

A Biogenesis Field Day for MLB Critics

Andrew Zimbalist | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports
Andrew Zimbalist

Although it is a favorite pastime among sportswriters to pick sides and make black-and-white arguments, it is sensible here to recognize that the issue of controlling artificial stimulants is and will continue to be enormously complex.

An Interview with Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.

Ben Berkon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The interview features Ripken's stance on steroids in the Hall of Fame, the widespread use of sabermetrics, current players he's kept a close eye on as well as many other topics.