DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: HOCKEY | BASKETBALL
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Sat Feb 25 10:55:37 EST 2017
TOP NEWS
BASEBALL PLAYER RYAN BRAUN WON HIS APPEAL OF 50 GAMES
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:36 PM EST

National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das, and sources announced that Big league Baseball is weighing the chance of suing in federal court to reverse the decision. NFL spreads

Braun’s case marks the 1st time a baseball player has favorably challenged a drug-related charge in a grievance.

The decision was announced by the Major League Baseball Players Association, one day before the 28-year-old outfielder
was due to report to spring training with the Milwaukee Brewers in Maryvale, Ariz. NFL lines

“I am really pleased and relieved by today’s resolution,” Braun said in a press release. “It is step one in restoring my good reputation and name. We were able to get thru this because I am innocent and the truth is on the right side.

“We provided complete cooperation throughout in spite of the highly unusual concerns. I have been an open book, content to share information from every part of my life as part of this inquiry, simply because I have nothing to hide. I have passed over 25 drug tests in my career, including at least three during the past year.”

Two resources declared that Braun testified he never used performance-enhancing drugs, but that he and his delegates in no way disputed the proven fact that a 2nd test on his urine sample showed exogenous testosterone in his body, meaning it came from an external source.

Braun didn’t argue evidence of messing and didn’t challenge the science, but disagreed protocol had not been followed.

MLB officials, however, argued that there wasn’t any question regarding the chain of custody or the integrity of the sample, and that Braun’s members did not argue the test itself was defective.

Resources related MLB is livid and is gauging the likelihood of suing in federal court to have Das’ decision overturned, but that they did not expect a choice to be made till after Das concerns his written report within the next week or so and MLB barristers have a chance to review it. There are very limited grounds by which either party could sue, but resources expounded MLB officers believe Das’ ruling was based on a defective reading of the policy.

Someone familiar with the condition related that, after being informed of the positive outcome, Braun asked to have another urine test taken, and therefore the second test was within ordinary range.

An evidentiary hearing on Braun’s appeal was placed Jan. 19-20 in NY, ending the day before the player accepted the National League MVP award at a black-tie dinner.

Braun hit .312 with 33 homers and 111 RBIs last year, and led Milwaukee to the National League Championship Series, where the Brewers lost to the ensuing World Series champ St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers are counting on his offense subsequent the departure of Prince Fielder, who changed into an independent agent and signed with the Tigers.

Braun already was signed thru 2015 when the Brewers gave him a new contract running through 2020 that added $105 million and guaranteed him has a grand total of $145.5 million over 10 years.

Braun’s Brewers teammates were excited to be getting him back for the entire season.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
BASKETBALL 2/7/2017 - 3/6/2017
HOCKEY 2/7/2017 - 3/6/2017
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Florida State
2
Wichita State
3
Arizona
4
Kentucky
5
Philadelphia 76ers
02/25/2017
International - United LeagueBC ASTANA at AVTODOR SARATOV05:00 AM PST
WTA - Dubai, UAE, DoublesHLAVACKOVA A / PENG S vs. MAKAROVA E / VESNINA E05:00 AM PST
ATP - Marseille, FranceKYRGIOS, N vs. TSONGA, J-W06:00 AM PST
WTA - Budapest, HungaryWITTHOEFT, C vs. SAFAROVA, L06:00 AM PST
WTA - Budapest, HungaryBABOS, T vs. GOERGES, J07:00 AM PST
WTA - Dubai, UAESVITOLINA, E vs. WOZNIACKI, C07:00 AM PST
ATP - Marseille, FranceGASQUET, R vs. POUILLE, L07:20 AM PST
WTA - Budapest, Hungary DoublesBABOS T / SAFAROVA L vs. RODIONOVA AR / VOSKOBOEVA G08:00 AM PST
ATP - Marseille, France DoublesKYRGIOS N / REID M vs. HAASE R / INGLOT D08:40 AM PST
College BasketballSMU vs Connecticut09:00 AM PST
College BasketballVirginia vs NC State09:00 AM PST
Germany BBLRATIOPHARM ULM at EWE BASKETS OLDENBURG09:00 AM PST
Germany BBLS.OLIVER WURZBURG at FRAPORT SKYLINERS FRANKFURT09:00 AM PST
Spain - ACBDIVINA SEGUROS JOVENTUT at VALENCIA BASKET10:00 AM PST
ATP - Delray Beach, USA, DoublesERLICH J / LIPSKY S vs. KLAASEN R / RAM R10:00 AM PST
College BasketballWest Virginia vs TCU11:00 AM PST
College BasketballFlorida vs Kentucky11:00 AM PST
Spain - ACBMORABANC ANDORRA at RIO NATURA MONBUS11:00 AM PST
France - Pro AGRAVELINES GRAND FORT BCM at STRASBOURG IG11:00 AM PST
France - Pro ALE PORTEL at NANTERRE 9211:00 AM PST
Germany BBLWALTER TIGERS TUBINGEN at LTI GIESSEN 46ERS11:30 AM PST
Germany BBLMHP RIESEN LUDWIGSBURG at SC RASTA VECHTA11:30 AM PST
Germany BBLMEDI BAYREUTH at TELEKOM BASKETS BONN11:30 AM PST
College BasketballCreighton vs Villanova12:00 PM PST
ATP - Delray Beach, USASOCK, J vs. YOUNG, D12:00 PM PST
ATP - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilRAMOS VINOLAS, A vs. THIEM, D12:00 PM PST
College BasketballDuke vs Miami Florida1:00 PM PST
College BasketballBaylor vs Iowa State1:00 PM PST
College BasketballPurdue vs Michigan1:00 PM PST
ATP - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilRUUD, C vs. CARRENO-BUSTA, P1:20 PM PST
NBACharlotte Hornets at Sacramento Kings2:00 PM PST
International - FIBA Americas LeagueGUAROS DE LARA at LA UNION FORMOSA2:15 PM PST
College BasketballKansas vs Texas3:00 PM PST
ATP - Delray Beach, USA, DoublesLU Y-H / PAES L vs. HUEY T / MIRNYI M3:00 PM PST
NBAAtlanta Hawks at Orlando Magic4:00 PM PST
NBAPhiladelphia 76ers at New York Knicks4:30 PM PST
International - FIBA Americas LeagueFUERZA REGIA DE MONTEREY at SOLES DE MEXICALI4:30 PM PST
NBAIndiana Pacers at Miami Heat5:00 PM PST
ATP - Delray Beach, USARAONIC, M vs. DEL POTRO, J-M5:00 PM PST
College BasketballUCLA vs Arizona5:15 PM PST
NBAChicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers5:30 PM PST
NBANew Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks5:30 PM PST
NBAMinnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets6:00 PM PST
College BasketballBYU vs Gonzaga7:00 PM PST
NBABrooklyn Nets at Golden State Warriors7:30 PM PST

x