Joseph Tacopina, one of A-Rod’s lawyers, said that Rodriguez will only testify if MLB Commissioner Bud Selig agrees to testify.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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…”
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.
The Yankees had the night off Monday, and were much in need of it emotionally after a hotly-contested game with the Red Sox.
“The letter was nothing more than a cheap publicity stunt,” Rodriguez’s lawyer, Joseph Tacopina said in a statement.
Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.
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.
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.
Manning was locked up for more than 24 hours before she was released and arraigned on Friday.
Sentencing has been delayed for two former NYPD officers who were convicted of misconduct but acquitted of rape.
Prosecutors said the cops were supposed to be New York City’s finest, but instead were New York City’s worst.