A-Rod: it's my big contract
August 3rd, 2013
09:39 AM ET

A-Rod: it's my big contract

Alex Rodriguez says his record contract makes him an attractive target for a baseball ban or suspension, and may play a major role in his current woes.

The slugger with a stellar batting average faces allegations involving the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). ESPN reported he is in negotiations with Major League Baseball over a possible suspension of his contract, the largest in the history of American sports.

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  1. chrissy

    This is really getting ridiculous! So what if he took PEDs, his JOB is based on his performance and if thats what it takes then big fat furry deal. Its not any different then men taking viagra.

    August 3, 2013 at 5:43 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    I wonder how his record would be if he hadn't taken PED's? Would his ego be as large?

    August 3, 2013 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  3. rupert

    U think your smart???

    August 3, 2013 at 11:55 pm | Report abuse |
  4. rupert

    I think Alex is an excellent baseball player. And thats without peds

    August 4, 2013 at 5:45 am | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    Personally i dont like him but i dont see this as any different than someone taking courses to be a better performer at their job.

    August 4, 2013 at 7:18 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Fitness Events NYC

    It makes you wonder how many athletes are really on PEDs, because unless you are very naïve you have to assume he is NOT the only one.

    January 30, 2014 at 8:57 pm | Report abuse |