1. APPEALED

    MLB MVP’s Ban Overturned

    MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 16:  Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers reacts after he struck out to end the bottom of the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 16, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

    Scott Boehm

    Milwaukee Brewer’s outfielder Ryan Braun is one lucky guy. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Braun, who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, would not have to serve a 50-game suspension. Braun, last year’s National League MVP, denies that he used synthetic testosterone during the playoffs and is believed to be the first player to successfully appeal a suspension. He is now expected to join his teammates for the start of spring training in Arizona.

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