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Alex Rodriguez (Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Sport)

A-Rod Sues MLB Over Suspension

Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its players’ union, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was “clear and convincing evidence” he used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport’s drug investigation.


Boston Red Sox v Tampa Bay Rays

Thornton In, Wells Out

NEW YORK (AP) _ Left-hander Matt Thornton completed his $7 million, two-year contract with the New York Yankees, who cut outfielder Vernon Wells. Thornton gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons under […]


Alex Rodriguez (Mike Stobe/Getty Images

A-Rod Suspension Decision Appears Near

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer    NEW YORK (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez is likely to find out in the next few days whether his drug suspension will be overturned. People familiar with the case […]


Kevin Youkils Jim Rogash Getty Images Sport

Youkilis’ Game Turning Japanese

By RONALD BLUM  AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Kevin Youkilis is leaving the major leagues after an injury plagued season and heading to Japan. The three-time All-Star has agreed to a one-year contract […]


New York Yankees Introduce Carlos Beltran

Beltran’s Bronx Debut

NEW YORK (AP) _ Closer to the end of his long career than the start, Carlos Beltran finally got to put on the uniform of his favorite childhood team. The eight-time All-Star was introduced at […]


New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.


ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 14: Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three-run home run off of Robert Carson #73 of the New York Mets in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on May 14, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the mets 10-4. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Beltran, Yankees Finalize $45 Million Contract

Outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have finalized a $45 million, three-year contract.


Brian Roberts (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Source: Roberts Of O’s To Sign With Yankees

A person familiar with the negotiations says second baseman Brian Roberts and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract.


Robinson Cano (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Say $$ Was Reason They Didn’t Offer Cano A Deal

By RONALD BLUM,  AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ The Yankees have a message for Robinson Cano: Money, not respect, was why they did not offer a 10-year contract. After finishing a $240 million, […]


Jacoby Ellsbury (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Ellsbury In Pinstripes Moves From 2 To 22

Jacoby Ellsbury will wear No. 22 with the Yankees, taking over the number of Roger Clemens, another Boston star who moved south to New York.