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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.

01/13/2014

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 […]

01/10/2014

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 […]

01/10/2014

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 […]

12/20/2013

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 […]

12/20/2013

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.

12/20/2013

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.

12/19/2013

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.

12/17/2013

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, […]

12/13/2013

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.

12/13/2013

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