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  1. Report -- New York Yankees hit with luxury tax for 10th straight ...

    The New York Yankees have been hit with an $18.9 million luxury tax by Major League Baseball, the 10th consecutive year they will pay a penalty for their spending.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  2. Guillermo Mota of San Francisco Giants gets 100-game drug suspens...

    San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota was suspended for 100 games on Monday, becoming just the third major league player penalized twice for positive drug tests.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  3. NYC construction firm to pay up to $56M for fraud

    A construction company whose projects included the stadium where the New York Mets play and the Sept. 11 Memorial agreed to pay up to $56 million in penalties and restitution after admitting a decade-long fraud that included routinely overcharging custome

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  4. This date in history: Pete Rose suspended

    David Schoenfield

    Before he received a much harsher penalty in 1989, Pete Rose was suspended on this day in 1988 for shoving umpire Dave Pallone during an argument three days prior. The suspension was controversial enough -- the longest in baseball history at the time...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  5. New York Yankees charged with $25 million luxury tax penalty for ...

    The New York Yankees were hit with a luxury tax of nearly $25.69 million Monday, the penalty for once again crossing the payroll threshold in baseball's collective bargaining agreement.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2009
  6. Manny Ramirez still fifth among NL outfielders in All-Star voting...

    Suspended slugger Manny Ramirez remained fifth among NL outfielders in the latest fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2009
  7. Wright says good friend Lo Duca deserves penalty if Mitchell repo...

    Mets third baseman David Wright says that his former teammate and good friend Paul Lo Duca deserves "a harsh penalty" if allegations that Lo Duca used steroids or human growth hormone are proved true.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2008
  8. Guillen, Gibbons get 15-day suspensions; Ankiel, others not punis...

    Kansas City's Jose Guillen and Baltimore's Jay Gibbons were suspended for the first 15 days of next season by Major League Baseball on Thursday for violating the sport's drug program.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2007
  9. Mets' Lo Duca suspended, fined for epic tirade

    Paul Lo Duca was suspended two games and fined after he tossed every piece of equipment he could find onto the field after being ejected Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2007
  10. Mets minor-leaguer hit with first 50-game penalty

    Mets minor league pitcher Yusaku Iriki was suspended for 50 games Friday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, making him the first player to be penalized under Major League Baseball's toughened steroid rules.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2006
  11. Five minor-leaguers suspended for positive tests

    Diamondbacks minor-league pitcher Angel Rocha was suspended for 100 games, the toughest penalty baseball has levied for a positive steroids test.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  12. Four minor leaguers suspended for drug violations

    Four minor-league pitchers were suspended 50 games each by the commissioner's office for violating baseball's minor-league drug program.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2006
  13. NYC passes law to crack down on rowdy fans

    Overzealous sports fans could face up to $25,000 in fines under a law passed Wednesday by the New York City Council to crack down on rowdy spectators.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2005
  14. If not appealed, three-game penalty starts Friday

    Friday's MLB roundup.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2005
  15. Selig: 'Time is running out' on union

    Jayson Stark

    Steroids, the World Baseball Classic and the All-Star Game itself dominated Bud Selig's one-hour conversation on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2005
  16. MLBPA official continues to defend stance

    Darren Rovell

    Gene Orza, chief operating officer for the Major League Baseball Players Association, hasn't changed his stance despite mounting criticism of what some have called a lenient testing system in light of the BALCO steroid scandal.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2004