Joseph Tacopina

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

Alex Rodriguez’s Arbitration Hearing Ends

Joseph Tacopina, one of A-Rod’s lawyers, said that Rodriguez will only testify if MLB Commissioner Bud Selig agrees to testify.

11/21/2013

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

A-Rod Walks Out Of Hearing Angry And Into WFAN Studios To Set Record Straight

Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. He later showed up at the WFAN studios to talk to host Mike Francesa about it.

11/20/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Lawsuit Against MLB Moved To Federal Court

Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuit claiming Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig went on a “witch hunt” to force him from the sport has been moved from state to federal court.

10/08/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Kallas: Baseball’s Gigantic A-Rod Mistake

It’s not hard to believe that Bud Selig and the powers-that-be in Major League Baseball could screw up the whole A-Rod situation.

08/23/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Claims He’s Cutting Off All Non-Baseball Talk

“I think that’s behind us now,” Rodriguez said. “I’ve shut everything down. I want everything to be 100 percent on baseball and that’s what I want my guys to focus on.”

08/22/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Woman Accuses Cashman Of Misleading Federal Investigators

The petition, according to USA TODAY Sports, claims that the GM “intentionally misled federal investigators during the Roger Clemens investigation (and) knew of clubhouse steroid use by various Yankees players…”

08/21/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod’s Reps Planning To File Malpractice Suit Against Team Doc

This ugly mess only appears to be getting uglier. According to ESPN, Alex Rodriguez’s representatives are planning on filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against Yankees team doctor Chris Ahmad.

08/20/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Night Off For Yankees As A-Rod Drama Keeps Boiling Over

The Yankees had the night off Monday, and were much in need of it emotionally after a hotly-contested game with the Red Sox.

08/19/2013

A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Lawyer Declines MLB’s Challenge To Make Evidence Public

“The letter was nothing more than a cheap publicity stunt,” Rodriguez’s lawyer, Joseph Tacopina said in a statement.

08/19/2013

Alex Rodriguez celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning off of Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Despite All The Baggage, A-Rod Has Become A Rallying Figure

Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.

08/19/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Lawyer On Attack Against Yankees, MLB

In an interview with the New York Times, lawyer Joseph Tacopina blasted the Bronx Bombers and Major League Baseball for conspiring to nullify A-Rod’s huge contract.

08/18/2013

Randy Levine (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s Lawyer, Yankees President Randy Levine Drop Verbal Gloves

A-Rod has sought the services of lawyer Joseph Tacopina in an attempt to fight back. Tacopina claims that the Yankees played Rodriguez last October without informing him that he was carrying a torn labrum.

08/17/2013

Actress Taryn Manning (file/Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Actress Taryn Manning Arrested For Assault At Chelsea Hotel

Manning was locked up for more than 24 hours before she was released and arraigned on Friday.

10/14/2012

Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata (credit: CBS 2)

Attorneys For Ex-NYPD Officers Moreno, Mata Want Misconduct Conviction Thrown Out

Sentencing has been delayed for two former NYPD officers who were convicted of misconduct but acquitted of rape.

06/28/2011

NYPD officers Franklin Mata, left, and Kenneth Moreno

DA Goes On Attack During NYPD Rape Trial Closing Argument

Prosecutors said the cops were supposed to be New York City’s finest, but instead were New York City’s worst.

05/17/2011

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