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Alex Rodriguez sues to overturn ban

Updated: January 14, 2014, 11:30 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez's fight to overturn the longest drug-related suspension given to a MLB player entered its next phase on Monday when his lawyers filed suit in U.S. District Court alleging that arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, who handed down a 162-game ban on Saturday, was biased in his ruling.

The suit seeks to vacate Horowitz's ruling, based on the arbitrator's "manifest disregard for the law," his "evident partiality," and refusal "to entertain evidence that was pertinent ...

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