News

Report: “A-Rod” Won’t Make Deal With MLB

(New York, NY) — New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez says he’s not going to negotiate any settlement with Major League Baseball concerning the Biogenesis investigation. Two people described as being close to Rodriguez told “USA Today” that he plans to appeal any suspension that comes his way. According to a person familiar with the investigation, MLB is prepared to suspend “A-Rod” at least 100 games for his role with Biogenesis, alleged mistruths about using performance-enhancing drugs in the past and possible interference with the ongoing investigation.

CBSsports.com reported Tuesday that A-Rod may face a harsher punishment than the 65-game suspension handed out to the Brewers Ryan Braun Monday. The website cited the following tweet from CBS’s Jim Axelrod:

                MLB source tells @JimAxelrod A-Rod faces
harsher discipline than Ryan Braun & could face
lifetime suspension. More tonight on .

Copyright © 2013
Metro Networks Inc. & CBSsports.com

Recent Headlines

in Sports

FSU remains No. 1

Fresh
floridastate

Florida State remains No. 1 with Alabama No. 2, Oregon third and Mississippi State fourth.

in National

Hagel resigns as Defense Secretary

Fresh
hagel

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down.

in Entertainment

Channing Tatum going behind the camera to direct

tatum

The "Magic Mike" star is taking on an adaptation of young-adult novel "Forgive Me."

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Turkey contest gives new meaning to ‘all you can eat’

chestnut

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

in Lifestyle

Pope declares sainthood of 2 Indians, 4 Italians

pope

Pope Francis conferred sainthood on six people on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor.