The good ol' days of standing, deafening boos and simple "A-Rod, you suck!" chants are a distant memory. This guy commands a new level of taunting.

Last year, when he was linked to a certain manly stripper, fans tried to get in Alex Rodriguez's head (a DAUNTING task) by wearing Joslyn Morse masks.

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Welcome, celebrity gossip fans and readers, to The Hollywood Gossip Caption Contest, a fun Friday afternoon tradition here at our site.

This week's Caption Contest, featuring troubled baseball star Alex Rodriguez, was certainly a good one. The winner this week? Bobby J.

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The Hollywood Gossip staff is proud to bring you Tale of the Tape, in which we break down prospective matchups within the celebrity world. The following battle has been brewing for years - and not just because of an on-field rivalry.

Since his trade to the Yankees in 2004, Alex Rodriguez has been a lightning rod (haha) for controversy, choking in the playoffs and boinking manly strippers. Star teammate Derek Jeter, meanwhile, just quietly does his (play) thing(s).

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Cynthia Rodriguez is speaking out publicly for the first time since filing for divorce on Monday from Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.

She still loves her husband, Rodriguez told New York Post columnist Cindy Adams. But his alleged infidelities - Joslyn Morse, Candice Houlihan, possibly Alicia Marie, and so on - had simply caused her too much pain.C-Rod, who is in Miami with her two small daughters while Alex remains in New York, revealed that her husband supported her leaving town when news of his alleged affair - of the heart, or otherwise - with Madonna.

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New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez was smitten with Madonna six months ago, exchanging text messages with her in Miami while dining with a friend, according to iffy unnamed sources quoted by Us Weekly.

"He kept smiling, acting as if he was a little kid," the dinner companion told the celebrity news mag. "He told me it was Madonna. I was shocked."

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Looks like Joslyn Morse was just the one he got caught with.

Cheating New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was apparently a big fan of strippers, and today's Boston Herald features a story about Candice Houlihan, a former exotic dancer who had sex with him back in 2004.

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With Cynthia Rodriguez filing for divorce (although not updating her MySpace page today), speculation as to the nature of the odd relationship between Madonna and Alex Rodriguez continues to dominate celebrity news.

An attorney involved with the divorce today described it as "an affair of the heart," whatever that means. We invite you to tell us, celebrity gossip readers, what words best describe the way Alex Rodriguez makes Madonna feel ...

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After putting up with her husband's liaisons with Joslyn Morse and others, Cynthia Rodriguez finally left Yankees star Alex Rodriguez over his rumored affair with Madonna - or at least his newfound interest in Kabbalah.

"Cynthia has left Alex," a source close to C-Rod confirmed. "Let's see if she goes for the divorce. He made her sign a prenup. Cynthia is a strong person, but a wife with two young children can only take so much."

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While celebrity gossip pundits debate the possible relationship between Madonna and Alex Rodriguez, the Material Girl has issued a statement on her rumored fling with the Yankees third baseman:

"My husband and I are not planning on getting a divorce. I know Alex Rodriguez through Guy Oseary, who manages both of us," the singer told People. "I brought my kids to a Yankee game. I am not romantically involved in any way with Alex Rodriguez. I have nothing to do with the state of his marriage or what spiritual path he may choose to study."

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You can't spell prima donna without Madonna, a bit ironic given that Alex Rodriguez - long considered a me-first baseball player - may actually be demonstrating true signs of displaying and selflessness with his recent actions.

Here's the question: Is the rumored affair between Alex Rodriguez and Madonna about sex, or lighting a fire under the mediocre, third-place New York Yankees?

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Alex Rodriguez Biography

Cynthia Rodriguez: F-Rod! Alex Rodriguez is the New York Yankees third baseman. He is by all accounts a superstar slugger. He is also very rich. And he is... More »
Born
Birthplace
New York, New York
Full Name
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez Quotes

Times are a bit difficult. But I've been through tougher times. I'll get through them. And the support of the New York fans is incredible.

Alex Rodriguez

She's my f--king soulmate, dude.

Alex Rodriguez [on Madonna, allegedly]