Alex Rodriguez returns for the New York Yankees

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez begins his comeback from a 162-game doping ban in a spring training contest.

Baseball

Steroid scandal clinic owner jailed

Anthony Bosch, the former owner of a Florida clinic at the centre of baseball's most recent steroid scandal, is jailed for four years.

New York Mets home stadium.

Home is where the edge is

The New York Mets join a long line of teams using schemes and strategies - amid occasional allegations of chicanery - to enjoy a winning advantage at home.