Joe Tacopina

Tony Stewart (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Legal Expert: Tony Stewart Could Face Criminal Charge In Ward Death

“The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual one, and one a prosecutor might let a jury decide,” according to criminal law professor Corey Rayburn Yung.

08/13/2014

Flowers lay next to the front entrance of the Canandaigua Motorsports Park on August 10, 2014 in upstate New York. Tony Stewart hit and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a dirt-track race the previous night after Ward had exited his car. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Tacopina On WFAN: Tony Stewart Not Culpable For Dirt-Track Tragedy

“(Kevin Ward Jr.) put himself in harm’s way,” well-known criminal defense attorney Joe Tacopina said Monday. “Unfortunately, it’s his fault that he’s dead. I’ll say it.”

08/11/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod’s Legal Team Seeking Millions In Unpaid Bills

Rodriguez “has ignored repeated attempts” at collection and is in danger of his spurned dream team spilling the beans if they’re forced to recoup the money in court, the Daily News reported.

03/20/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Kallas: If A-Rod Wants To Play Opening Day, What He Did Monday Was Worthless

According to a number of published reports prior to Monday’s filing, A-Rod’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, said that A-Rod’s legal team would be filing for an injunction. Apparently, no motion papers for an injunction were filed Monday. Why not?

01/14/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

A-Rod Sues MLB, Players’ Union To Overturn Season-Long Drug Ban

Rodriguez in his suit claimed the Major League Baseball Players Association “completely abdicated its responsibility to Mr. Rodriguez to protect his rights.”

01/13/2014

Joe Tacopina (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images), Anthony Bosch (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)

On WFAN: A-Rod Lawyer Blasts Bosch ‘Charade,’ Threatens More Lawsuits

Joe Tacopina suggested Monday that A-Rod — who is suing the league for what he calls a witch hunt — could file “additional actions” and defamation lawsuits based on assertions made by Anthony Bosch and MLB’s COO.

01/13/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Ryan Braun (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kallas: A-Rod Will Have Hard Time Convincing Federal Judge Of Anything

By now you probably know about the virtually impossible legal hurdles that A-Rod has to jump over to get a stay or an injunction or, eventually, an elimination or reduction of that season-long suspension.

01/13/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bosch Bombshells: Biogenesis Founder Talks A-Rod, PEDs, Alleged Death Threats

Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010.

01/13/2014

(WFAN) Alex Rodriguez in studio with WFAN’s Mike Francesa after walking out of MLB arbitration hearing. (Photo by Joe Cingrana/CBSNewYork.com)

Tacopina On WFAN: ‘Overwhelming’ Evidence That A-Rod Avoided PEDs

Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer acknowledged the possibility of his client unknowingly taking a banned substance, but said it wasn’t the backbone of his defense. “Here’s the thing: it would defy science.”

11/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kallas: Day 10 Of The A-Rod Arbitration; Randy Levine Testifies

In what is now becoming the arbitration with no ending, Yankees President Randy Levine testified on Day 10 of the Alex Rodriguez appeal of his unprecedented 211-game suspension.

11/20/2013

Randy Levine (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images), A-Rod (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees President Testifies He Didn’t Conspire Against A-Rod

Randy Levine testified at Alex Rodriguez’s grievance hearing Tuesday and denied conspiring with Major League Baseball on the 211-game suspension given to the New York third baseman last summer.

11/20/2013

MLB COO Rob Manfred (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), A-Rod  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

MLB’s Manfred Fires Back, Says A-Rod Statement ‘Rings Very Hollow’

Alex Rodriguez resumed his criticism of MLB on Thursday. Chief operating officer Rob Manfred returned fire, calling this the “latest, sad chapter” in A-Rod’s “tarnished career.”

11/01/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

A-Rod On Bud Selig: ‘Crimes Are Being Committed Under His Regime’

“It is sad that Commissioner Selig once again is turning a blind eye, knowing that crimes are being committed under his regime,” Rodriguez said. “I have 100 percent faith in my legal team.”

10/31/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Palladino: Team A-Rod Looking Better As Hearing Progresses

It’s the old formula for A-Rod. Deny, deny, deny until somebody proves otherwise. The way baseball is stumbling around with this, they may never prove anything.

10/25/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A-Rod Lawyer: ‘Absolutely’ No Recent PED Usage

Joe Tacopina is disputing that Major League Baseball has any evidence otherwise in its effort to suspend Alex Rodriguez 211 games for his ties to Biogenesis.

10/23/2013

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