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  • Alex Rodriguez among 12 other MLB player suspended

    13 Major League Baseball players have been suspended including Yankee, Alex Rodriguez. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports A-Rod's suspension is for the remainder of the 2013 season as well as the whole 2014 season.

  • MLB suspends more than a dozen players

    According to reports, more than a dozen MLB players have been suspended from the league. Awaiting official word on New York Yankee, Alex Rodriguez, Robert Simmelkjaer, NBC Sports, breaks down what may happen if the 3rd baseman appeals.

  • A-Rod likely facing suspension

    Major League Baseball is pushing back its announcement on biogenesis punishments until later in the day. Bob Nightengale, USA Today Sports, offers insight on the details of Alex Rodriquez's expected suspension.

  • A-Rod likely facing suspension

    Scott Rosner, University of Pennsylvania professor, and Selena Roberts, "A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez" author assess the fallout from a suspension of the Yankee third baseman.

  • Alex Rodriguez likely facing suspension

    The Yankees' slugger will reportedly be suspended today and through the end of the 2014 season, reports Rob Simmelkjaer, NBC Sports. Rodriguez is likely to appeal the suspension.

  • Executive Edge: JetBlue goes first class

    Low-cost carrier JetBlue plans to add premium seats to some of its plane; New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez will likely face suspension today from major league baseball; some banks are going high tech with the use of interactive teller machines; the wealthy are hoarding their cash, and California Gov. Jerry Brown has adverted a transit strike in San Francisco, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Power Rundown: Ultimatum for Alex Rodriguez

    Michael Dell plans to stay with the company even if his buyout deal fails, and MLB is offering Alex Rodriguez a deal. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Jane Wells, discuss.

  • Milwaukee Brewer's Ryan Braun is suspended until next season following a positive test for elevated testosterone.

    There's been no shortage of reaction to the suspension of Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun for the 65 games left in the season. But the biggest surprise is what players are saying.

  • The SEC is looking into the deal that financed the construction of Marlins Park in Florida.

    Live attendance in pro U.S. sports, basketball, football, and even motor car racing and college football, has declined or leveled off.

  • Apple's fresh start

    Apple is reportedly searching for new talent to develop its iWatch, and Tesla Motors replaces Oracle on the Nasdaq today. CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Bob Pisani, discuss.

  • Joe Torre Beyond the Pinstripes

    MLB executive vice president, Joe Torre, opens up about domestic violence and his Safe at Home Foundation. He gives his insight on instant replay revealing he is "hopeful by 2014 the MLB will have more instant replays. " He hopes "to gain trust back from the fans" after controversy surrounding the MLB and steroids.

  • Oracle Team USA Slingsby, Luna Rossa Swordfish and Artemis White teams compete in Qualifier & Quarter Finals during America's cup World Series Naples on April 18, 2013 in Naples, Italy.

    Most of the contenders that could afford to compete are funded by a single source—a billionaire. Staging the event itself is estimated to cost as much as $100 million.

  • Oracle Team USA sails near the Golden Gate Bridge during a training session on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Want to know what $100 million will buy you? A sail boat so fast and sleek that its technology is more like an aircraft than a watercraft.

  • The NFL's Arrest Record

    Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is facing murder charges. Which sports have the highest arrest rates? Patrick Rishe, Sports & Economic writer, offers insight.

  • Bidding on Bryant ... And Robinson

    Ken Goldin, Goldin Auctions, discusses the items up for auction in a Kobe Bryant memorabilia auction that takes place from June 17th through July 19th. Bryant's lawsuit to stop the auction has been settled. Also up for auction, the bat Jackie Robinson used during his MVP season.

  • MLB App Developers on Apple's WWDC

    Adam Ritter and Chad Evans,, discuss existing products and what Apple might do to draw their interest at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference today.

  • MLB Seeks to Suspend A-Rod, Braun & Others: Reports

    There's a major development in Major League Baseball's steroid investigation, reports NBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Alex Rodriguez

    The founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, The Associated Press reported.

  • Is Baseball Striking Out?

    Stephen Cannella, Sports Illustrated, and Patrick Rishe, Webster University economics professor, discuss what's driving down attendance at Major League Baseball games this year. Much of it is attributable to the Miami Marlins, which have seen a tremendous drop in attendance.

  • Danica Patrick

    Charlotte Motor Speedway will be roaring this Sunday as Nascar driver Danica Patrick takes the wheel for one of the biggest races of the year for her and her team.