Yankee behavior isn't out of character

A-Rod's lawyer's claims would fit with the George M. Steinbrenner III legacy

Updated: August 18, 2013, 12:29 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- It is yet to be determined how many of the sackful of allegations -- some of them plausible, some of them laughable and a couple of them probably actionable -- hurled at the New York Yankees by Joe Tacopina, Alex Rodriguez's new attorney, can be proven to be demonstrably false.

"The legacy of George Steinbrenner would be horrified," Tacopina told the New York Times on Saturday. "This is the New York Yankees. This isn't some thug-culture club."

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