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  • Major League Baseball's worst call ever: Expanding instant replay

    Major League Baseball's worst call ever: Expanding instant replay
    Good news, sports fans: Baseball is about to get even more boring. On Thursday, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that Major League Baseball plans to expand the use of instant replay, allowing managers to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside...
  • Letters: Giving Alex Rodriguez the needle

    Letters: Giving Alex Rodriguez the needle
    The only people more hypocritical or dishonest than Alex Rodriguez are sportswriters, sports talk radio people, Bud Selig and anyone in Major League Baseball. They all keep saying they wish A-Rod would go just away, yet the writers dedicate a full...
  • Baseball organizations see the numbers, turn blind eye to drug cheats

    Baseball organizations see the numbers, turn blind eye to drug cheats
    The saddest part of another syringe-spitting afternoon in baseball Monday occurred when, for one of the first times this summer, Alex Rodriguez spoke the truth. He had just been hit with a drug suspension bigger than Barry Bonds' neck, a record 211...
  • 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...
  • MLB is set to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014

    MLB is set to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014
    Major League Baseball is likely to announce Monday a suspension of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season for using banned performance-enhancing drugs. The discipline, however, might not keep baseball's active home...
  • Ryan Braun makes best of bad situation by accepting suspension

    Ryan Braun makes best of bad situation by accepting suspension
    In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal. So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there. His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • As drug suspensions loom, MLB union chief sees lengthy appeal process

    As drug suspensions loom, MLB union chief sees lengthy appeal process
    NEW YORK — As baseball braces for the announcement of mass suspensions in the coming weeks, the head of the players' union said Tuesday he did not believe any player challenging a suspension would miss games this season. Michael Weiner,...
  • Chris Davis and others deal with fallout from baseball's steroid era

    Chris Davis and others deal with fallout from baseball's steroid era
    NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here. His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...
  • The specter of drug use hovers over the All-Star game

    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...
  • Playing hardball over baseball's antitrust exemption

    Playing hardball over baseball's antitrust exemption
    The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.) And: How...