Report: A-Rod failed test in 2006

Updated: November 4, 2013, 5:35 PM ET
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Alex Rodriguez, who is appealing a 211-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy, failed a drug test for stimulants in 2006, according to a report in The New York Times.

The report stated that the finding came from two people involved with the league's collectively bargained drug-testing program. According to the report, the New York Yankees third baseman was not publicly identified for the positive test because players face suspensions for banned stimulants ...

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