Roberto Alomar Fights Back

maripily riveraTotal Pro Sports-  Amid allegations by his former girlfriend that he has full blown AIDS, Roberto Alomar has made a public statement regarding his health.

“This is a very private, personal matter and I greatly appreciate all the support I have received in the past few days from my family, friends and colleagues in baseball,” the former All-Star second baseman said in a statement. “I am in very good health and I ask that you respect my privacy during this time.”

“As for the lawsuit, it is filled with lies and I am deeply saddened that someone I cared for would make such terrible accusations and try to hurt me in this way,” (Full Story)

Apparently, Alomar’s new flame, Maripily Rivera is standing by her man, claiming that the basis of his ex girlfriends lawsuit is false.

“It’s not true. It’s a very delicate case,” Maripily Rivera said. “He feels comfortable because when you’re telling the truth, you don’t have anything to hide … He’s never gotten sick with me. We train together and he has well-defined and beautiful arms…We’re not surprised by the allegations.” (full story)

I can’t really say who I believe in this situation, but what I do know is that this story won’t die anytime soon.  I want to believe that its not true because he was once one of my favorite players.  I don’t understand what having well-defined has to do with AIDS, but who am I to judge.

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