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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Only a matter of time before fans are seriously injured by baseballs

    Posted May 31st 2014, 10:28pm by APSPT

    ... the powerful players' union could weigh in on the subject. Surely it doesn't want one of its members to go through the guilt and anguish experienced by Espen Knutsen, who took the shot ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    MLB players' union appeals Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chicago Players' union appeals Rodriguez's suspension The Major League Baseball Players Association has formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension, sending the case to an independent arbitrator. Union spokesman Greg Bouris confirmed the appeal and said the players' association had no further comment. It's part of the process ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    A-Rod drops lawsuit against MLB

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 11:04am

    ... standard. Rodriguez sued MLB and the union two days later in federal court in Manhattan. But the Supreme Court has established narrow grounds for overturning arbitration decisions, and legal experts ... not only that I get justice, but that players’ contracts and rights are protected Alex Rodriguez Rodriguez had angered many of his fellow players by suing his own union in an attempt to avoid ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Alex Rodriguez a long-time drug user, key witness tells TV programme

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters

    ... violated the privacy requirements of the Joint Drug Agreement between MLB and the players’ union. “It is unfortunate that Major League Baseball apparently lacks faith in the integrity and finality ... the penalty, saying that he was singled out for excessive punishment and called into question the way evidence was gathered. On Sunday, MLB said it had notified the players’ union “on numerous ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    A-Rod banned for entire 2014 season

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 03:00pm by Associated Press

    ... the commissioner’s judgment. How many appeals to you go?” Rodriguez is the most high-profile player ensnared by baseball’s drug rules, which were first agreed to in 2002 as management and union attempted ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    MLB starts process of eliminating home-plate collisions

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:34pm by APSPT

    ... to be prohibited." Approval of the players' union is needed for the rules change to be effective for 2014. "If the players' association were to disapprove, then the implementation of the rule would be suspended for one year, but could be implemented unilaterally after that time," Alderson said. The union declined comment, pending a review of the proposed change. Some players ...

  7. Comment - Sport - BASEBALL

    Fighting dirty: A-Rod v Major League Baseball

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 06:55pm by NYT

    ... The sentiment infuriated Selig because he believed it should have been directed at the players' union, which had long opposed drug testing. By 2009, Rodriguez was on track to break Barry ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Sydney to host Major League Baseball season opener

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... which contains some of Australia's deepest sporting history from cricket to rugby and hosted a baseball game as long ago as 1878. The 150-year-old venue is undergoing refurbishment and its ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Mysterious middleman at centre of scandal

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... OF THE PLAYERS’ UNION Nunez, a travel agent who became essentially a personal valet for the Levinsons' Spanish-speaking clients, has emerged as a key bridge between the anti-ageing clinic, ... of Biogenesis. And on Tuesday, Michael Weiner, the executive director of the players' union, pinned the blame squarely on Nunez. Weiner deflected criticism from the players involved and from ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Bud Selig announces future retirement plans

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 10:57am by AP

    ... at the University of Wisconsin and Marquette’s law school. “We look forward to working with the commissioner over the next 15 months,” union head Michael Weiner said in a statement. “Then, we hope ...




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