Transcript for Alex Rodriguez Tied to 'Juicing' in Newspaper Report
And tonight, talk about the wheel of fortune. The highest paid player in the history of baseball might be one step away from losing it all. Alex rodriguez, who lived a big, glamorous life off the field, facing new accusations about performance enhancing drugs. So, will his team say his big and lucrative ride is over? Abc's bob woodruff. Reporter: They are one of the greatest teams in sports. He was on track to become the best in baseball. And so the yankees signed alex rodriguez, known as a-rod, to a ten-year contract worth $275 million -- the biggest in history. The numbers were just mind boggling. People thought his career is set, this guy is going to walk into cooperstown some day as the greatest of all-time. Reporter: The yankees paid a-rod $30 million last year alone. That's more than $238,000 per game. 234,000 per hit. And each home run? A whopping $1.6 million. His prowess on the field often overshadowed by his prowess off. Those ng the likes of cameron diaz, kate hudson, even madonna, as red sox fans gleefully mocked. But now, it could all be falling apart. Rodriguez is facing new accusations of using performance enhancing drugs. Major league baseball is investigating and sources tell espn the yankees want a-rod out. I'm really tired of this. It's really starting to tick me off. Reporter: He's long been accused of using steroids. You can see how he bulked up. He finally came clean back in 2009. I did take a banned substance. And, you know, for that, I'm very sorry and deep lip regretful. ReporODr: A-r insisted he stopped doping back in 2004, and that he's always been clean as a yankee. His spokesman repeating that claim as these new charges swirl. But he's got another $114 million left on that megacontract, which is why the yankees may be looking for ways out of this troubled marriage. Bob woodruff, abc news, new york.
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