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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...

2008-07-30 21:00:02

CLEVELAND _ About two hours remained before the first pitch Wednesday night, and the Tigers had begun to arrive at Progressive Field. They started preparing for a game against the Cleveland Indians, another night that could have nudged them forward in the American League Central or sent them stumbling backward. But Pudge Rodriguez, their stalwart catcher, the future Hall of Famer, was not with them. Rodriguez was in the visiting dugout, sitting before a crowd of cameras and reporters....

2008-07-15 12:00:06

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Yankee Stadium, a building that has been the home to more All-Stars than any other in baseball history, will serve as the perfect backdrop for the 79th edition of the Mid-Summer Classic. Of course, adding even more intrigue to the event is the fact that the magical ballpark is in its final year of existence, as a brand new state of the art facility is slated to open next season across the street from the current East 161st St. & River...

2008-07-15 03:00:02

NEW YORK _ Justin Morneau said even he was rooting for Josh Hamilton on Monday night, as chants of "Ham-il-ton! Ham-il-ton!" rained down from Yankee Stadium during the All-Star Home Run Derby. Hamilton amazed the crowd with a record 28 home runs in the first round _ including 13 in a row and a few that almost left the stadium. Morneau hit eight home runs in the first round and nine in the second round before stunning the audience with a 5-3 victory over Hamilton in the finals. Morneau...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.