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Rodriguez Banned From Baseball for 2014 Season for Violating Anti-Doping Rules

An arbitration panel has ruled that Major League Baseball can ban New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez for the entire 2014 season, Bloomberg reports. Rodriguez was suspended for violating the league’s antidoping rules. …

Authorized Use of ADD Drugs Increasing Among Baseball Players: Report

The number of Major League Baseball players authorized to use drugs to treat attention deficit disorder is increasing, the Los Angeles Times reports. …

Rodriguez, 12 Other Players Suspended by MLB for Violating Antidoping Rules

Major League Baseball suspended the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and 12 other players on Monday for violating the league’s antidoping rules, according to The New York Times. …

Many Baseball Players Want Stronger Sanctions for Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Many baseball players are tired of seeing colleagues who are punished for using performance-enhancing drugs (PED), then receive large contracts a short time later, the Los Angeles Times reports. They are calling for tougher sanctions for players who use PEDs. …

Major League Baseball Wants to Suspend About 20 Players Over Doping: ESPN

Major League Baseball wants to suspend about 20 players accused of using performance-enhancing drugs, ESPN reports. The players include the New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and the Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun. …

Baseball to Conduct In-Season Blood Testing for Human Growth Hormone

Major League Baseball and its players union announced they have reached an agreement to conduct in-season blood testing of players for human growth hormone. Players also will be tested for synthetic testosterone, which is increasingly popular because it washes out of the body fairly quickly after being used. …

Baseball Labor Deal Limits Smokeless Tobacco Use by Players But Doesn’t Ban It

A new labor deal between Major League Baseball and the players union limits the use of smokeless tobacco by players, but does not ban it during games. …

MLB May Issue Alcohol Ban in Baseball Clubhouses

Major League Baseball is considering whether to issue a ban on alcohol in baseball clubhouses following reports of beer drinking in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse this season. …

Senators Ask Baseball Players Union to Agree to Chewing Tobacco Ban at World Series

Four U.S. senators have asked the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at the World Series, which begins Wednesday night. …

Smokeless Tobacco Should be Banned from MLB, Commissioner Says

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he believes smokeless tobacco should be banned at the Major League level. …