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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees is hit by a pitch in the second inning by Ryan Dempster #46 of the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 18, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Both benches were immediately warned and manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees was ejected by umpire Brian O'Mora. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Dempster Achieves The Impossible With A-Rod

While the Lords of Baseball (and certainly the New York Yankees) wish A-Rod would just go away, the boneheads of Boston have managed to render him at least a mildly sympathetic figure.

08/20/2013

Alex Rodriquez #13 of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A-Rod Met With BALCO Founder Conte Seeking Supplements

The New York Daily News is reporting that Alex Rodriguez sought advice on supplements from Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative founder Victor Conte, who was at the center of the largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping.

08/12/2013

Bartolo Colon

A’s Colon Not Among 13 Players Punished In Biogenesis Scandal

13 players were penalized Monday as a result of Major League Baseball’s six-month-plus drug investigation of Biogenesis. But the Oakland A’s were able to breathe a sigh of relief as pitching ace Bartolo Colon was not among the players punished for his involvement in the scandal.

08/06/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Marco Scutaro #19 after Pence hit a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at AT&T Park on April 8, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Yankees, Reds Signal Interest In Hunter Pence

The New York Yankees and the Cincinnati Reds are among the latest teams to check in on the San Francisco Giants’ Hunter Pence, but there doesn’t appear to be a match with those teams at this point.

07/30/2013

Ricky Williams #34 of the Miami Dolphins watches from the sidelines during the second half against the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome on September 3, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Former NFL Star Ricky Williams Takes On Coaching Role

Former Pro Bowl running back and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams has taken a job as an assistant coach at a small college in Texas. “You’re not sure what you want to do or what you’re going to do after you’re finished playing,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2013

American League All-Star Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees poses with the MVP trophy after the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Rivera’s All-Star Farewell

Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera was named the All-Star Game’s MVP in his farewell season as he helped the American League players shut out the National League squad 3-0.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/17/2013

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees stands on deck in the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals on July11,2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Jeter’s Short Return To The Yankees

Derek Jeter returned to the Yankees as a designated hitter Thursday in his first major league game since breaking his ankle in a playoff game last October.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/12/2013

John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely under the tag of Chris Stewart #19 of the New York Yankees to score on a hit by Seth Smith #15 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s, Yanks Became Latest Teams Across The Majors Pushed To Extra Innings

Josh Reddick rushed out of the ballpark, more eager than ever to get home from yet another extra-long work day. Extra innings, that is. And a lot of them. There were three extra-innings games Thursday alone – each lasting at least 13 innings – to bring the season total to 110.

06/14/2013

Nate Freiman #7 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he hit a single that scored John Jaso #5 in the bottom of the 18th inning to beat the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s Taking AL By Storm, Again

After finishing a sweep of the New York Yankees with an 18-inning win on Thursday, the Athletics, who sit alone atop the AL West, have now won 21 of their past 26 games, including 11 straight at home, and are off to their best 68-game start since 1990.

06/14/2013

Robinson Canoof the NY Yankees. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cano Barks Back At A’s Over Sign-Stealing Charge

Robinson Cano couldn’t believe the Oakland A’s thought he was stealing signs. The Yankees second baseman Cano verbally sparred with A’s catcher Derek Norris during Thursday’s 18th inning A’s win.

06/14/2013

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