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07:29 AM ET 01.10 | Alex Rodriguez may be having a change of heart. For [Rodriguez], the decision of whether to accept a suspension or fight on comes down to dollars and sense. As the day for arbitrator Fredric Horowitz to rule on Rodriguez's appeal of his 211-game ban draws near -- some think it could come as soon as Friday -- the beleaguered slugger has discussed the possibility of accepting a reduced ban without attempting to get an injunction delaying his punishment, according to a source in A-Rod's camp. According to the source, a suspension longer than 100 games will likely lead Rodriguez and his attorneys to pursue a temporary restraining order against Horowitz's ruling in federal court. If he is given a shorter suspension, however, "then Alex will have some things to think about," the source told ESPNNewYork.com.

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January 10, 2014  07:45 AM ET

Rob Manfred - "Uhhh...you're supposed to put the MIDDLE finger up, Bud."
Selig - "Never correct the commissioner! And get me a hot dog and a diet coke."

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January 10, 2014  07:55 AM ET
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A Rod is to MLB what Atro is to common sense, honesty, and bathing.

Does that make you Jose Conseco?

January 10, 2014  07:55 AM ET
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Does that make you Jose Conseco?

I am the walrus.

January 10, 2014  07:59 AM ET
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A Rod is to MLB what Atro is to common sense, honesty, and bathing.

Well, that didn't take long.

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January 10, 2014  08:13 AM ET
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I think you have an Atro Fathead above your bed to keep you "company" at night.

Isn't 'Atro fathead' an oxymoron?

January 10, 2014  08:14 AM ET
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I think you have an Atro Fathead above your bed to keep you "company" at night.

I heard that the Atro bobbleheads are actually perfectly in proportion to his real head/body ratio.

January 10, 2014  08:24 AM ET
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Well, that didn't take long.

It reminds of that saying 'the best defense is a good offense.'

January 10, 2014  08:26 AM ET
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It reminds of that saying 'the best defense is a good offense.'

It only worked so long for Hitler.

January 10, 2014  08:28 AM ET
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It only worked so long for Hitler.

Interesting observation.

January 10, 2014  08:31 AM ET
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It only worked so long for Hitler.

It was all good until he went onto the PUP list.

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January 10, 2014  08:40 AM ET
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Is that so?

You're just a poser.

A fat seal lion with straws stuck in your mouth.

January 10, 2014  08:44 AM ET

This is a witch hunt. ARod is the man.

January 10, 2014  08:47 AM ET
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This is a witch hunt. ARod is the man.

He's at least half man.

January 10, 2014  08:52 AM ET
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This is a witch hunt. ARod is the man.

Which hunt?

January 10, 2014  08:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

This is a witch hunt. ARod is the man.

Hunt Manwich...mmmmm, is it time for lunch yet?

Just kidding, I eat from 7am-12am.

January 10, 2014  08:57 AM ET

Does it REALLY make sense to have an Estee Lauder ad on this page?

I mean, we all use Lancome, right?

 
January 10, 2014  08:58 AM ET
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Does it REALLY make sense to have an Estee Lauder ad on this page?I mean, we all use Lancome, right?

what the funk is Lancome, man?

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