07/31/2013 07:31 pm ET Updated Sep 30, 2013

MLB Prepared To Ban A-Rod For Life, Suspend Eight Others


Commissioner Bud Selig is prepared to levy a lifetime suspension on New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, while suspending about eight others before the weekend, two people with knowledge of the negotiations told USA TODAY Sports.

The people were unauthorized to speak publicly because no announcement is expected until Thursday or Friday.

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