Quote of the Day

"The issue centers around greed. If anybody says it’s something else, they’re not telling the truth."
-- Angels P C.J. Wilson, on why players become involved with PEDs. (L.A. TIMES, 8/6)
Tuesday August 6, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 231 Print This Issue

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  • Dawn Of A New Day

    Rodriguez is able to play until there is a ruling on his appeal

    MLB yesterday suspended 13 players for their ties to the Biogenesis clinic, the "biggest single-day drug action in the sport's history," according to a front-page piece by Steve Eder of the N.Y. TIMES. Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez received a ban of 211 games, "by far the longest levied by the league for a doping violation." MLB in explaining the suspension through the end of the '14 season cited Rodriguez' "use and possession of numerous forms of prohibited performance-enhancing substances" over many years. Rodriguez is the only player planning to appeal, and MLBPA Exec Dir Michael Weiner said Rodriguez' suspension was "way too harsh." He said, "We've never had a 200-plus penalty for a player who may have used drugs. ... I just think that ...

  • The Center Of Attention

    YES Network rebounds after not airing A-Rod's pre-game press conference live.

  • The Long & Winding Road

    The NHL finally ends the long-running Coyotes saga, approving a sale of the franchise.

  • Shopping Carte

    CBS’ Moonves tells Time Warner Cable to offer Lakers, Dodgers channels “a la carte.”

  • Added Responsibilities

    Turner's David Levy to have expanded role amid exec shuffle.

  • Golf Among The Gophers

    Champions Tour event exec eyes PGA Tour stop in Minnesota.

  • Getting Long In The Tooth

    NASCAR is searching for young talent to take the next step.

  • Behind The Curve

    Has the NFL “dropped the ball” with online video?

  • Bay Bridger

    St. Petersburg Mayor Foster opens up on letting Rays explore alternative ballpark sites.

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