1. Sayonara

    MLB Readies Lifetime Ban for A-Rod

    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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    Yankees fans, prepare your goodbyes. USA Today reports that Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is prepping a lifetime suspension for Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, along with suspensions for about eight others for their involvement with Biogenesis, a Miami clinic that allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs. No announcement is expected until Thursday or Friday, but according to Rodriguez's attorney, A-Rod will appeal any suspension, regardless of the severity. In addition to Rodriguez, All-Stars Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers and Jhonny Peralta of the Detroit Tigers are facing suspensions. 

    For doping charges.

    Here's a history of A-Rod's doping denials, revisions, and half-truths.

    Read it at USA Today