Found August 15, 2013 on
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Alex Rodriguez will remain a Yankee for the foreseeable future as he appeals his 211-game suspension but there is one place where he will not be in pinstripes — on the big screen.
A-Rod originally was cast to play the hero in an upcoming 100-minute animated film “Henry & Me.” The movie depicts the history of the Yankees and features the team’s current and former stars but investors have decided to cut his role out of the film because of fears that his recent suspension and the controversy surrounding him will hurt the marketability of the film according to the New York Post.
“We have investors that we have to answer to just like the Yankees” said executive producer Ray Negron a Yankees adviser whose children’s books served as the inspiration for the film. “If ownership decides that this is a direction that we have to go meaning our investors we have to listen to ownership. That’s just the way it is. It works just like a team. It’s the same thing.”
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Alex Rodriguez's new lawyer, top New York criminal defense attorney Joe Tacopina, says the team misled A-Rod about his injuries.
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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been cut from "Henry & Me," an animated family film where the slugger has a voice role and hits a home run for a cancer patient.
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Members of Alex Rodriguez's inner circle reportedly leaked names of players implicated in the Biogenesis scandal, including Ryan Braun, to the media.
Alex Rodriguez says he's cutting off all non-baseball talk after a wild weekend of accusations and retaliations on and off the field.
Rodriguez is not in the New York Yankees' lineup Wednesday night, a day after playing both games of a doubleheader.
The three-time MVP says he wants to put the focus solely on baseball while the Yankees make a push for a spot in the playoffs...
Facing a fight with the Yankees and MLB that could make it all the way to federal court, Alex Rodriguez reportedly has retained top New York lawyer Joe Tacopina.
Tacopina has had several high-profile criminal cases, including those of Kenneth Moreno, an NYPD officer acquitted of rape, and former senator Hiram Monserrate, who pleaded guilty to using $100,000 of nonprofit funds for...
Alex Rodriguez seems to be all over the news and people can’t get enough of him. Sports is entertainment and there’s no figure in sports now who is more entertaining than Alex Rodriguez. Like him or not, he is moving the needle. And the guys sitting in the pinstripe suits in high rise buildings that sell advertising are liking Alex Rodriguez. That fact is underscored by the...
It’s always a spectacle when the Red Sox take on the Yankees. But one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports will have an added bit of intrigue when New York travels to Boston this weekend.
Alex Rodriguez will play at Fenway Park for the first time since he was suspended 211 games by Major League Baseball for his involvement in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal...
Alex Rodriguez's legal team plans to contest Major League
Baseball's allegation that the New York Yankees third baseman is a
repeat offender of the league's drug policy, ESPN reports.
Is there a GIF that captures Alex Rodriguez more perfectly than this one? That’s A-Rod’s face superimposed onto the body of Vince McMahon, doing the WWE boss’ power walk into the ring. Though he has always wanted to be liked and have that good guy persona, Rodriguez is disliked by most sports fans and makes […]
The Boston Red Sox are beginning a three-game series against the New York Yankees on Friday night at Fenway Park. John Lackey is scheduled to pitch for Boston on Saturday, but he is not looking forward to facing Alex Rodriguez. It’s not that he fears the Yankees slugger — he just doesn’t think he deserves […]
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With the Yankees in town, Red Sox pitcher John Lackey let it be known under no uncertain terms that he has an issue with A-Rod playing during his appeal.
Alex Rodgriguez and Bud Selig aren’t the most trustworthy individuals, so who knows who is telling the truth, but it is in MLB’s best interest to make A-Rod look as bad as possible.
Someone is lying and honestly I don’t know who.
Alex Rodriguez on Friday strongly denied a report that he implicated fellow players, including New York Yankees teammate Francisco Cervelli, as...
As we know sports are not made out of rainbows and friendly unicorns. There are many moments in sports where we as fans are shaking and scratching our heads. Sometimes it is best to just forget these moments and move on but, what is the fun in that? So that is why we are comparing certain instances in sports history to find out Which Athlete Did it Worse?
Ryan Braun vs. Alex Rodriguez...
Alfonso Soriano homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs, Alex Rodriguez had a two-run double, and the New York Yankees' bats bailed out a wild CC Sabathia for a 14-7 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Vernon Wells homered against his former team, and leadoff batter Eduardo Nunez drove in four runs as New York equaled its highest run total of the season...
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Purdue hopes that Darrell Hazell is the solution at head coach.
A cool look into baseball history, including a rookie Alex Rodriguez and a 20 year old David Ortiz.
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