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Bud Selig defends harsh ban for Alex Rodriguez

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig insists he did the right thing in suspending Alex Rodriguez for more than one season.

‘‘It was not difficult for me at all,’’ Selig said. ‘‘I spent many, many hours thinking about it, trying to be fair, trying to be logical and rational. I wouldn’t second-guess a thing at all. I thought it was eminently fair.’’

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