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A-Rod Suspended Through 2014 By MLB

Alex Rodriguez entered baseball in July 1994 and was immediately pegged as a future Hall of Famer and one of the greatest to ever play. Instead, the player who was considered a shoo-in for Cooperstown will be suspended through the rest of the 2013 season and all of the 2014 season for his role in the Biogenesis scandal, according to CBSNews.com.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

(Source: MLB.com)

Lengthy Suspensions Common In MLB History

Major League Baseball dropped the hammer on Alex Rodriguez and 12 other players for their use of performance-enhancing drugs Monday by handing out lengthy suspensions. But long suspensions are nothing new in baseball where everything from a few games to a lifetime suspension have been handed down at one point.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 12: A general view of the MLB logo taken during the 2009 XM All-Star Futures Game at Busch Stadium on July 12, 2009 the in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Lifetime Bans Not New To Baseball

If New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is awaiting his suspension and could be banned for life. But lifetime bans are nothing new for Major League Baseball which has a lengthy history of throwing people out of the game.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees stretches in the outfield prior to the playing against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: MLB To Let A-Rod Choose Suspension

In the standoff over a suspension between Major League Baseball and New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, it appears that A-Rod has blinked.

CBS Miami–08/01/2013

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees stretches in the outfield prior to the playing against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

A-Rod Ready To Fight Possible Suspension

Alex Rodriguez still has yet to put on a New York Yankees uniform this season, but the biggest question now is will he ever put on the pinstripes again?

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong Drops USADA Fight, Is Stripped Of 7 Tour Titles

Lance Armstrong said Thursday night he is finished fighting a barrage of drug charges from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, putting his unprecedented string of seven Tour de France titles at risk along with his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists in history.

CBS4–08/23/2012

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