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The war wages on between Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees. In an interview with Rodriguez’s lawyer, Joseph Tacopina that was published in The New York Times on Saturday, Tacopina alleged that the Yankees conspired to keep the slugger off the field by feeding him false information about his injury. Now, Yankees team president Randy Levine is firing back. Levine challenged Rodriguez to release his medical records that would support Tacopina’s claim that the Yankees misled him about the extent of his injury, according to ESPNNewYork.com. Those records would show the treatment Rodriguez received from Dr. Anthony Galea – which the Yankees did not sanction. “The one medical issue we can’t confirm is [Rodriguez's] treatment by Dr. Anthony Galea. We obviously didn’t know he was being treated by Dr. Galea,” Levine told ESPNNewYork.com in a phone interview. “We didn’t authorize it. Since [Rodriguez] has put his condition into play, he should release his records with Galea.” With the third b...
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Boston Red Sox’ pitcher Ryan Dempster intentionally plunked the often controversial Alex Rodriguez, a move that incensed Yankees Manager Joe Girardi leading to his ejection. Dempster threw behind A-Rod in the first pitch of the at bat, then proceeded to throw 2 more pitches inside for balls leading up to the plunking. The fourth pitch of the at bat Dempster made no mistake drilling...
If Alex Rodriguez‘s team of attorneys is to be believed, the disgraced third baseman has been subjected to injustices at the hands of the Yankees and Major League Baseball that would make The Boss roll over in his grave.
In an extensive interview with The New York Times, Rodriguez’s new lawyer, Joseph Tacopina, accused the team and league of conspiring against Rodriguez in order...
BOSTON — As the case against Alex Rodriguez as a baseball player and human being grows, the Yankees slugger was left taking a wide range of questions Friday night.
Rodriguez fielded queries about the latest accusations against him, a 60 Minutes report that he implicated teammate Francisco Cervelli and Brewers star Ryan Braun in MLB’s Biogenesis investigation. But he also was...
Major League Baseball is brilliant. Alex Rodriguez hired famous New York City defense attorney Joe Tacopina to represent him, who scheduled an appearance on NBC's Today Show and sat down with Matt Lauer. Tacopina showed up prepared to challenge baseball to waive the confidentiality agreement and said: If the Vice...
These are some serious allegations.
A-Rod's new lawyer tells NY Times that team told doctor operating on him to make sure he never gets on the field again. Yanks deny charge.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 17, 2013
A-Rod lawyer: Yanks prez Randy Levine told doc operating on him: "I don't ever want to see him on the field again." Crazy allegation.
It's an A-bomb for A-Rod -- and his attorney! Joseph Tacopina, one of Alex Rodriguez's attorneys, started a new war with the Yankees -- or maybe just continued the current war -- when he unleashed some pretty strong accusations against the team, and against Major League Baseball. Here's a link to the New York Times article with the accusations. And here's what I think...
This Red Sox fan was publicly shamed following his cameo appearance during the Red Sox-Yankees game on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball this weekend. Not only does he proclaim Alex Rodriguez to be a “looser” but the icing on the cake is the absolutely unnecessary t-period o-period at the top. Be better than this, Boston. [pic via @CJZero] The post This Red Sox fan needs some serious...
Eric Bates disapproves of A-Rod's latest move.
With the drama surrounding New York's third baseman unlikely to go away anytime soon, Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees are trying to keep their focus on the field.
New York tries to keep rolling in Tuesday's doubleheader against the last-place Toronto Blue Jays, losers of nine straight in the Bronx.
The 38-year-old Rodriguez has given the Yankees (64-59) a huge left since...
A lawyer for Alex Rodriguez has declined Major League Baseball's
challenge to make public evidence that led to the 211-game
suspension of the New York Yankees star.
''60 Minutes'' is reporting that members of Alex Rodriguez's
inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan
Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs.
I rarely post anything that isn’t Mets related, but I hope people had a chance to watch yesterday’s game between the Yankees and Red Sox in Fenway Park. Another chapter was written into one of the most storied rivalries in sports.
In the second inning, Alex Rodriguez walked to the plate engulfed in a tidal wave of boos to face Ryan Dempster. Fans started chanting “You’re...
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With the Yankees in town, Red Sox pitcher John Lackey let it be known under no uncertain terms that he has an issue with A-Rod playing during his appeal.
Ryan Dempster plunked Alex Rodriguez during the Yankees vs Red Sox game. Joe Girardi was not happy at all, eventually being tossed from the game.
As we know sports are not made out of rainbows and friendly unicorns. There are many moments in sports where we as fans are shaking and scratching our heads. Sometimes it is best to just forget these moments and move on but, what is the fun in that? So that is why we are comparing certain instances in sports history to find out Which Athlete Did it Worse?
Ryan Braun vs. Alex Rodriguez...