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Alex Rodriguez to host CNBC special ‘Back in the Game’

The one-hour special will feature A-Rod helping former No. 1 NBA draft pick Joe Smith on his path back to financial stability.

'Back in the Game' with Alex Rodriguez trailer

Alex Rodriguez steps in to help Joe Smith, who was selected No. 1 overall by the Warriors in the 1995 NBA draft, as he tries to regain financial stability in "Back in the Game," a one-hour special premiering on CNBC on Tuesday at 10 p.m. (Credit: CNBC)

Get ready to see even more of Alex Rodriguez on television.

The former Yankee and new “Sunday Night Baseball” analyst for ESPN will host a CNBC primetime special “Back in the Game,” premiering next Tuesday at 10 p.m.

The one-hour program, produced by former Giants star Michael Strahan, features A-Rod coming in to help Joe Smith, who was selected No. 1 overall by the Warriors in the 1995 NBA draft, as he tries to regain financial stability after losing nearly all of the $61 million-plus that he made during his 16-year career.

Rodriguez also will appear at a SXSW session called “Alex Rodriguez: Baseball, Business & Redemption with CNBC,” next Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Austin Convention Center.

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