July 25, 2013 7:02 PM
A person familiar with the team's deliberations said the New York Yankees intend to discipline Alex Rodriguez for seeking a second medical opinion on his injured leg without their permission. The Associated Press reports that no statements were authorized but a fine appeared to be the most likely option. Starbucks Corp posted a bigger than expected jump in quarterly profit after new "Refresher" fruit beverages and seasonal Frappuccino iced drinks helped drive more visits to its shops in the United States, its top market. The struggling gaming company, with revenue down 31 percent from last year, beat Wall Street's expectations, but says it will no longer pursue a gambling licence in the U.S.