Legal - Baseball Wiretap

Howard, Zimmerman Want Public Retraction From Al Jazeera

Dec 30, 2015 8:39 AM

The attorneys for Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman have sent letters to Al Jazeera demanding that the news agency publicly retract its report suggesting that the two players have used banned substances, according to a report.

The request could be a prerequisite for a defamation lawsuit.

Barry Svrluga/Washington Post

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Former All-Star Dave Henderson Dies At Age 57

Dec 27, 2015 3:30 PM

Former All-Star outfielder Dave Henderson died Sunday morning, Major League Baseball confirmed. He was 57.

Known as "Hendu," he spent 14 seasons in the major leagues, playing for the A's, Mariners, Red Sox, Royals, and Giants.

Henderson suffered a massive heart attack and died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Mariners.

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Jonathan Papelbon Files Grievance Against Nats

Dec 7, 2015 12:43 AM

Nationals veteran closer Jonathan Papelbon has filed a grievance against the team for failing to pay his salary during the four-game suspension it handed him at the end of this past season, reported Sunday.

Tags: Washington Nationals, Legal, Misc Rumor, Suspension