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Morning Shows Run With Reports On Possible A-Rod Lifetime Ban
Published August 1, 2013
NBC's Matt Lauer said Rodriguez's lawyers stated they have "plans to appeal" a suspension but also noted he spoke with "people who are close to his camp who say it's going to be more than just an appeal.” Lauer noted they are "ready to wage full-scale war" against MLB and "perhaps even the New York Yankees." Lauer: "We have not heard the last of this" ("Today," NBC, 8/1). But ABC's Paula Faris noted Rodriguez' "reps are now negotiating a possible plea deal which would still lead to a lengthy suspension" ("GMA," ABC, 8/1).