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Braun Wins Appeal, Will Not Serve 50 Game Suspension

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder and reigning National League MVP Ryan Braun has won his appeal and will not serve a 50 game suspension. Braun went before a three member panel last month to argue that he should not serve a 50 game suspension for a failed drug test. Braun said of the panel's decision, "I am very pleased and relieved by today's decision". Major League...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Juror Dismissed From Clemens Case Due To Sleeping

Another juror has been dismissed from the Roger Clemens trial because they had fallen asleep during the trial. The juror, from Seat 1, has been replaced by the first alternate from Seat 7. Clemens is on trial determining whether or not he lied to Congress when he lied about taking performance enhancing steroids.
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 games for Positive Test

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for failing a drug test. ESPN's Jorge Arangure has reported, via Twitter, that the Giants slugger has tested positive for testosterone and will be suspended 50 games, effectively ending his 2012 season. MLB has confirmed the failed test and suspension. Cabrera was having a career...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Considering Admitting to Doping Throughout His Career

The once seven time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has told associates that he is considering admitting to doping through his career. The New York Times reports that Armstrong would only do this to persuade antidoping officials to restore his eligibility so that he can restore his athletic career. Armstrong had competed in numerous triathlons after he finished his cycling...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees May Try and Void A-Rod's Contract

If Major League Baseball disciplines Alex Rodriguez over the latest PED allegations against him, the New York Yankees may try and void the embattled third baseman's hefty contract. A source tells ESPNNewYork.com, "(The Yankees) can't do anything until the MLB investigation is concluded and they take action, if any." However, several sources tell the website that...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

A-Rod's Career With the Yanks, MLB May Be in Jeopardy

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to play for the Yankees this season and possibly beyond, according to the New York Daily News. No matter what happens with Rodriguez's new steroid allegations, the Yankees may just cut ties with the beleaguered third baseman. According to numerous sources, A-Rod's hip injury could derail his career and could limit...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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