Bonuses might be off the table for A-Rod.
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  • Bonuses might be off the table for A-Rod.

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Hey, did you read:

• About the conviction on espionage charges of former CIA officer Jeffrey A. Sterling—”the latest in a string of former officials and contractors the Obama administration has charged with discussing national security matters with reporters”? John Dunlevy

• Charles M. Blow on how his son, a student at Yale, was detained and held at gunpoint by police at the university library? Qudsiya Siddiqui

• That the staff of Politico are trying to unionize? J.R. Jones

• That the Yankees are searching for ways to withhold bonuses they would owe Alex Rodriguez should he break certain home run records? Tal Rosenberg

• A profile of David Simon on the occasion of a forthcoming HBO miniseries about public housing in Yonkers in the 1980s? Tal Rosenberg

• About Invisible Girlfriend (and Boyfriend)? Brianna Wellen

• About the Vallejo producer who has been compiling obscure and hard-to-find footwork cuts? Leor Galil

• About life as a Puppy Bowl camera operator? Brianna Wellen