Most of the circus surrounding Alex Rodriguez's appeal of his Major League Baseball suspension has been contained to commissioner Bud Selig's New York offices.
But the few things that are leaking out reveal that good old A-Rod may still have some tricks up his sleeve. Rodriguez's camp is defending the slugger by saying that, while he did buy supplements from the Biogenesis clinic in South Florida, he thought the products he bought were legal, according to the New York Daily News .
Expect there to be a lot of he-said, they-said with MLB and A-Rod's camps. As quickly as the Daily News reported that tactic, A-Rod's camp refuted it .
"We cannot provide any details of this hearing, as the chair of the arbitration panel has issued an order prohibiting all parties from commenting publicly on the confidential proceedings, but what is being reported is not true," said Ron Berkowitz, who is Rodriguez's publicist, in a statement issued Wednesday. ESPN New York also reported that his lawyers...