Braun's 50-game suspension is overturned

Milwaukee's Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League MVP,

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Milwaukee's Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League MVP, had his 50-game suspension for testing positive for PEDs overturned on Feb. 23, 2012. (Credit: Getty)

Ryan Braun, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, became the first player to successfully appeal a failed illegal performance-enhancing drug test Thursdaywhen an arbitrator ruled in Braun's favor, saving him from a 50-game suspension by Major League Baseball.

Two people familiar with the situation confirmed that Braun prevailed not because of questions about his actual test...

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