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NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 05, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The announcement of suspensions for Major League Baseball players for using performance enhancing drugs, including New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez†, reported; scenes shown of A-Rod arriving in Chicago for tonight’s game. [RODRIGUEZ – speaks about returning to the game after his injury.]

(Chicago: Ron Mott) The punishment for A-Rod reviewed; details given about his plan to appeal; statements from MLB and commissioner Bud Selig† quoted. [RODRIGUEZ – reacts to the penalty.] [“Sports Illustrated” Stephen CANNELLA†- says Baseball is sending a message that they want to clean up this game.] The suspensions of Nelson Cruz†† of the Texas Rangers & Jhonny Peralta†† of the Detroit Tigers and the earlier suspension of Milwaukee Brewers player Ryan Braun noted. [2 FANS, 2 young PLAYERS – comment.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; Los Angeles: Bob Costas) This major action by MLB discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron;
Costas, Bob
Duration:
00:05:20

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