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5 Things To Know About A-Rod's Lawsuit

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association in an effort to ov...

MLB Players' Union Head Passes Away

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players' union head Michael Weiner has died 15 months after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He was 51. The...

Aisle View: That Embarrassing First Date

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

First Date is about -- well, you can guess. Remember your first date? Everybody has an embarrassing episode in their personal memory book, it is to be assumed, so why not turn a typically fraught first date into an edgy, intimate, modern-day musical comedy?

MLB Commissioner Calls For Stricter Drug Penalties

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 05.02.2013 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig called for tougher penalties for major leaguers who violate the sport's drug agreement, a mo...

MLB Players' Union Head Treated For Brain Tumor

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.21.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Michael Weiner, who succeeded Donald Fehr as head of the baseball players' union three years ago and negotiated a labor deal last fal...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.13.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Saints name Assistant Coach Joe Vitt the interim head coach filling in for the suspended Sean Payton. Vitt himself will be serving a six-game suspension for his role in the club's bounty system. So there will be an interim to the interim.

Juicy Debate: Should Steroids Keep Players From Hall?

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 04.12.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Steroid use shouldn't keep baseball's best sluggers and pitchers out of the Hall of Fame, the head of the players' union said Wednesday....

Weiner Succeeds Fehr As Baseball Union Head

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Get ready for more postseason baseball games – and fewer off days. Players would like to see the first round of playoffs expan...

Changing of the Guard

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Sports labor unions, like the MLBPA, have achieved their goal of giving voice to the interests and concerns of those talented athletes who make a living as entertainers.

Talk Radio Hosts Offer the GOP a Huge Leadership Pool

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

With the Republican Party flailing about looking for new leaders why don't any of the high-powered conservative radio talkers run for public office?