Found July 30, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Unlike Milwuakee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has yet to reach an agreement with Major League Baseball regarding punishment for his alleged involvement with Tony Bosch’s Biogenesis clinic. MLB investigators have reportedly uncovered much more evidence against A-Rod than Braun, but the belief is that Rodriguez is going to appeal [...]

Report: Bud Selig is ready for war with Alex Rodriguez

While the New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez are sort out their own dysfunctional mess, Major League Baseball’s commissioner Bud Selig is allegedly preparing to drop a bombshell of his own. According to a report, Selig is prepared to swing the hammer with a forthcoming suspension for the third baseman. If Rodriguez appeals, that is where it will get testy. Please click here...

Jay-Z team goes to bat for A-Rod

While Alex Rodriguez prepares to face the music in the looming Major League Baseball PED investigation, the beleaguered Yankees player has one famous friend singing the third baseman's praises — and it sounds like A-Rod is still OK with Jay-Z. While A-Rod's suspension looks imminent, last week, according to The New York Post,  Jordan Siev, a lawyer for the rapper-turned...

The Five Silliest Reactions to Braun’s Suspension (And a Sensible One)

(Image: Jacquelyn Martin/AP) Now that it’s been over a week since Ryan Braun accepted a 65-game suspension for violating MLB’s drug policy and basic agreement, professional and amateur pundits have had plenty of opportunity to share their opinions.  Some of these reactions have been thoughtful and interesting.  Many more have been tedious.  Here are five examples of the...

Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Bruan leave skeptics in their wake

If you've been under a rock, or don't pay attention to Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun has been suspended 65 games for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez could be next, at least that's what all the drama between the Yankees and Rodriguez seems to be leading to.The problem for baseball isn'...

Buck Showalter angry Alex Rodriguez suspension could let Yankees off the hook

The New York Yankees may be the biggest winners when Major League Baseball inevitably announces that it has suspended Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod, who has two bad hips and a quad that may or may not be lame, is currently playing under one of the worst contracts in all of sports. The Yankees still owe him [...]

Selig once posed with fan wearing ominous 'A*Roid' T-shirt

Get a load of this photo taken a few years ago of baseball commissioner Bud Selig posing with a fan wearing an "A*ROID" T-shirt. Taken four years ago at an All-Star game event —and recently posted by Deadspin — it makes you wonder if the commish was oblivious to the intended message or he was smiling because he had a plan knowing one day he would hold Alex Rodriguez...

Report: A-Rod facing lifetime ban

Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in baseball's latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

The Comedy Of Brian Cashman Vs. Alex Rodriguez

Okay. First off, before any other words are spilled onto this WordPress box I’m writing in, I think we need to all agree on one thing: This Alex Rodriguez versus Brian Cashman and the Yankees organization subplot is absolutely hilarious. I say this because there are no livelihoods at stake. When you talk about the [...]The post The Comedy Of Brian Cashman Vs. Alex Rodriguez appeared...

A-Rod Lawyer: He'll Appeal Any Suspension

Well, the proverbial gauntlet has been thrown down. Any hopes MLB had that Alex Rodriguez would be reasonable and accept a suspension until the start of the 2015 season have been dashed by The Fraudulent One's lawyer. David Cornwell told ESPN that " expectation is that we'll be working toward an appeal." Really? Hello, lifetime ban.

Brewers give back to fans with 10 food voucher

In the days following the announcement of Ryan Braun's season-ending suspension, Milwaukee Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio made it clear he was going to give back to the fans in what has turned into a long season. The first part of a series of special fan appreciation initiatives was announced Monday, as the Brewers will give all fans attending any of the 12 home games...

Milwaukee Brewers giving fans $10 vouchers in wake of Ryan Braun drama

The Milwaukee Brewers were not exactly a playoff team before Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the season, so you can understand why the suspension may have been the final straw for some of the team’s fans. In an attempt to avoid a major drop-off in ticket sales, the Brewers are offering fans [...]

Stop with the 1-day contracts in MLB before they get ridiculous

With the MLB trade deadline upon us and the Biogenesis PED scandal that could reportedly result in Alex Rodriguez getting a lifetime suspension, I realize there are far more pertinent issues in baseball to get worked up about right now.  However, there's a movement that appears to be developing throughout MLB, one that needs to be addressed before it gets out of control. Professional...

For the Yankiverse, and for all of Yankeekind, the Day of Reckoning is at hand

Today, the Yankee asteroid strikes Yankee earth.... launching the FOUR HOARSEMEN OF YANKAGEDDON. 1. The Rug Wrath. Bud Selig has sexy-danced long enough for the cameras. It's time for him to drop the loincloth and rid baseball of its problems... the best way he knows: Wrap them into a human form - be it Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens or the Antichrist, Marvin Miller -...

Mike Shanahan Says He’s ‘Not Getting Into the Twitter,’ Doesn’t Use Email

Well, this isn’t a surprise, but it’s still amusing. Mike Shanahan took some questions Monday from a reporter wondering how up with technology the Redskins coach is these days. Shanahan’s peers across sports, from Bill Belichick to Bud Selig, are known to eschew technology, so it’s not strange that Shanahan isn’t into email, Facebook, Twitter and the like. What was fun...
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