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2009-03-05 14:57:21

Hip surgery will force New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez out of baseball until May, ESPN Deportes reported Thursday. The cable sports network's Spanish affiliate was told by Rodriguez's brother, Joe Dunand, that the third baseman is scheduled for surgery on a cyst on his right hip Monday in Colorado. Dunand told Enrique Rojas of ESPNdeportes.com during a phone interview that immediate surgery was recommended and that rehabilitation would take about 10 weeks. Rodriguez had planned to...

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2009-03-04 12:40:00

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez might miss the upcoming World Baseball Classic because of a cyst in his right hip, MLB.com reported. The third baseman was examined by a team physician, Dr. Chris Ahmad, last Saturday in Tampa, Fla., where an MRI revealed the formation of an internal cyst. He was scheduled to see hip specialist Dr. Marc Phillipon at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colo. We felt it was in everyone's best interest -- for the team and the player -- to send Alex to Dr....

2009-03-03 20:20:22

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will fly to Vail, Colo., Wednesday to see a hip specialist. Rodriguez was experiencing right hip tightness at spring training so was examined Saturday by Dr. Chris Ahmad, the team's physician. An MRI revealed the formation of a cyst in the hip. He will be examined by Dr. Marc Phillipon in Vail. We felt it was in everyone's best interest -- for the team and the player -- to send Alex to Dr. Phillipon, who is regarded as the leading expert in his...

2009-02-28 15:05:32

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will meet Sunday with baseball officials to discuss his use of performance-enhancing drugs, ESPN reported. In the two weeks since Sports Illustrated first reported his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, the embattled slugger admitted during an ESPN interview that he used them while with the Texas Rangers from 2001-03. He held an emotional news conference upon his arrival at the Yankees' spring training complex in Tampa last week, and also was...

2009-02-25 20:24:36

Alex Rodriguez, tainted by the steroids scandal, drew both cheers and boos in his first spring training appearance Wednesday and responded with a home run. The New York Yankees star, who recently admitted he took performance-enhancing drugs while with the Texas Rangers from 2001-2003, drew a walk in his team's exhibition opener against Toronto. Rodriguez then hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning of what was a 6-1 New York victory. I thought the fans were okay, actually, Rodriguez said. I'd...

2009-02-17 16:02:00

In any Olympic sport, Rodriguez would be banned at least 2 years starting now WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are showing no accountability for A-Rod's now-admitted drug abuse," asserts former White House Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner, who worked on the creation of both WADA and USADA, the World and U.S. Anti-Doping Agencies. Weiner, who was White House Drug Policy spokesman 1995-2001 and coordinated White House anti-drug media...

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2009-02-17 15:10:00

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez apologized Tuesday about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez held a news conference Tuesday, the first day the Yankees' position players reported to spring training, to discuss revelations he tested positive for steroid use in 2003. He said he was curious and called the injections a stupid mistake. Rodriguez said a cousin injected him from 2001 to 2003 with an over-the-counter product they bought in the Dominican Republic. He had...

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2009-02-11 13:12:26

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he won't talk about Alex Rodriguez' admitted use of performance-enhancing drugs this week. The Yankees' captain says he watched Rodriguez' admission during and ESPN interview earlier this week but will address questions baseball only questions this week and wants to avoid a media circus at the team's Tampa Fla., spring training complex. If you've got baseball questions, I'll do that, Jeter told reporters Tuesday after taking batting practice. I...

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2009-02-11 13:58:40

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he won't talk this week about teammate Alex Rodriguez's admitted use of performance-enhancing drugs. The Yankees' captain says he watched Rodriguez's admission during an ESPN interview earlier this week but will address baseball only questions this week and wants to avoid a media circus at the team's Tampa Fla., spring training complex. If you've got baseball questions, I'll do that, Jeter told reporters Tuesday after taking batting practice. I...

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2009-02-09 22:04:05

President Barack Obama says New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's admission that he used performance-enhancing substances was depressing news. Rodriguez told ESPN in an interview Monday he used such substances when he was with the Texas Rangers. The admission came after SI.com reported Saturday that Rodriguez -- who is on a pace to set the Major League Baseball record for career home runs -- tested positive in 2003 for two banned substances. You know, I think it's depressing news on...


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