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Braun suspended for rest of Brewers' season

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MILWAUKEE - Former National League MVP Ryan Braun was suspended Monday without pay for the rest of the season for violating the Majors' policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The Milwaukee Brewers outfielder has accepted the penalty handed down by Major League baseball. Braun, who will be absent for the final 65 games of the season, has been among a handful of players under investigation for ties to Biogenesis, a closed anti-aging clinic in Florida linked with the distribution of PEDs.


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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