MLB Seeking 20 Suspensions for Steroids

    Reporters surround New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez who held an impromptu press conference outside the clubhouse door, before the Yankees Opening Day baseball game at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, Monday, April 1, 2013.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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    The biggest performance-enhancing-drug scandal in American sports history could potentially be upon us, as Major League Baseball seeks to suspend about 20 players, including Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, in connection with an investigation of a Miami clinic that allegedly provided steroids. ESPN reports that Tony Bosch, the founder of the clinic, has reached an agreement to cooperate with the investigation and will begin handing players’ names to officials within a week. Penalties may be 100-game suspensions and could be announced in two weeks. Bosch and several players previously denied any connection to performance-enhancing drugs.

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