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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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2009-02-09 13:57:56

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted to ESPN Monday that he had used performance-enhancing substances. SI.com reported last weekend that Rodriguez was among 104 players who tested positive for steroid use in 2003 while Rodriguez was a member of the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez in an interview Monday with ESPN's Peter Gammons admitted he used such substances for three years. He said: I did take a banned substance. For that, I'm very sorry and deeply regretful. The SI.com report...

2009-02-07 13:23:45

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez allegedly tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003, Sports Illustrated reported Saturday. The sports magazine reported exclusively that four sources said independently that Rodriguez tested positive for an anabolic steroid and testosterone in 2003 when he won the American League home run title and Most Valuable Player award while with the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez's name was on a list of 104 players who tested positive for...

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2008-12-05 09:46:32

New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez says he and pop star Madonna are just friends, contrary to media reports that they are dating. Both celebrities recently ended their marriages to other people. Asked about his relationship with the recording artist, Rodriguez told People magazine, We're friends. People.com said the ballplayer appears to be amused by all the gossip swirling around their relationship. I've been to two (of her) concerts, yet I've read that I went to 20. I've also read that we were...

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2008-12-01 09:37:23

Rumored lovers Madonna and Alex Rodriguez were both in Mexico City during the weekend, E! News said. The pop star and baseball player, whose respective marriages both recently ended, were in town as Madonna performed a concert for her Sticky and Sweet tour Saturday night and Rodriguez offered a baseball clinic to poor kids in a new park Sunday. Asked by reporters how he felt about being in Mexico City at the same time Madonna is there, E! quoted him as saying, Very good. Expect to see...

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2008-11-28 15:59:43

New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez split his Thanksgiving between his estranged wife and their kids, and his rumored girlfriend Madonna. The New York Daily News said the third baseman first stopped by his wife Cynthia's home in Miami Thursday, spending time with his daughters -- 4-year-old Natasha and 7-month-old Ella -- then heading to the pop star's house in Star Island at around 4 p.m. Madonna and Rodriguez, whose marriages both recently ended, have been rumored for months to be romantically...

2008-09-14 18:00:02

Alex Rodriguez's first-inning grand slam Sunday keyed the New York Yankees' 8-4 win over Tampa Bay. The third baseman launched his 17th career grand slam and 34th homer this season with one out in the bottom of the inning. With a lead-off homer in the fifth, shortstop Derek Jeter made history with his 1,269th career hit at Yankee Stadium, equaling Lou Gehrig. Jason Giambi's lone hit was a two-run, second-inning homer. Wilson Betemit also drove in a run. Jeter had three hits, and like...

2008-07-31 12:00:06

Utley's homer boosts Phillies into East lead WASHINGTON -- Chase Utley homered in a five-run fifth inning and Philadelphia beat Washington 8-5 on Wednesday night to move back atop the NL East with its fourth straight victory. Shane Victorino had three hits and three RBIs, including a solo homer, to help Jamie Moyer (10-6) win his third straight decision. The 45-year-old Moyer earned his 240th career victory, tying him with Frank Tanana for 12th place among left-handers in major league...


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