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A-Rod admitted steroid use to DEA: report

A-Rod admitted steroid use to DEA: report

MIAMI (Reuters) - New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with federal agents probing a Florida anti-aging clinic at the center of baseball's doping scandal, the Miami Herald reported on Wednesday.

The admission, if true, represents an about-turn for Rodriguez who has repeatedly denied the use of banned substances from the Miami-area Biogenesis clinic, even as he concluded last week a one-year suspension by Major League Baseball for violating the sport's doping program.

But speaking to federal authorities in January, Rodriguez, known in the baseball world as A-Rod, admitted to...