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Ryan Braun, the 2011 Major League Baseball MVP in the National League who avoided a suspension that same year for using performance enhancing drugs because of a technicality in the testing procedures, yesterday was suspended for the rest of the season for multiple unspecified "violations" of baseball's drug program. He will lose about $3 million of his $8.5 million salary.

The New York Times reports that "this time, he was ensnared in Major League Baseball’s sweeping investigation of an anti-aging clinic in South Florida that baseball officials believe distributed performance-enhancing drugs. His punishment raises the specter of suspensions for more than a dozen other players who have been connected to the clinic, including Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees."
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