Alex Rodriguez files federal suit to overturn 162-game suspension

Alex Rodriguez files federal suit to overturn 162-game suspension

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and his legal team filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to overturn his 162-game suspension for using banned drugs.

Witnesses: A-Rod paid thousands of incriminating documents

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Both Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball paid for documents that could link the New York Yankees slugger to a Florida biotech company, witnesses say.

Brewers' Ryan Braun suspended for season after doping admission

NEW YORK, July 22 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been suspended for the remainder of the season for violating anti-doping rules, MLB announced Monday.

Baseball tightens drug policies

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Additional random tests, including for human-growth hormone, have been added to the Major League Baseball drug policy.

MLB to reveal drug-use numbers

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Major league baseball will release the number of players who had first-time positive tests for amphetamines in 2008 next year, The New York Times reported.

Report: MLB doping report due shortly

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The investigation of performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball by former Sen. George Mitchell is due two weeks before Christmas, a report said.

MLB looks into human growth hormones

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Despite having no test for human growth hormone, Major League Baseball is convinced that it has the strongest drug-testing program in U.S. sports.

MLB chief says Giambi to talk to Mitchell

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has asked Yankees slugger Jason Giambi to meet with former Senate majority leader George Mitchell. Mitchell heads a committee conducting the sport's investigation into steroid use.

MLB and union address steroid rumors

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball and the Players' Association made a joint statement Wednesday to try to offset rumors regarding the drug testing program.

House panel subpoenaes seven ballplayers

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- A House panel subpoenaed seven Major League Baseball players Wednesday to testify about steroid use in the national pastime.

MLB responds to player complaint

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball responded Thursday to critical comments made by Boston star Curt Schilling, calling them, "misinformed and discouraging."

Steroirds to get closer look in baseball

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball will move to the second phase of its steroid screening program after five to seven percent of tests came up positive in the first phase.

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MLB to get tips about SARS

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball is making plans to advise players visiting Toronto about how to protect themselves from SARS.

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