The Grizzlies forward did say the situation escalated, however.
"I ... spoke to the cooler, apologized personally, and he's forgiven me," Rodriguez wrote.
NYPD watchdog group recommends suspension or dismissal.
The incident is raising questions about an industry that some feel resembles illegal gambling.
The coach claims he hit the referee by accident while trying to break up a melee.
The Cubs should be so lucky.
The day after winning their season opener, the Canucks reminded their fans of that time they lost big.
The head of Brazil's equestrian federation accused the government of holding up documentation that would prevent foreign horses from competing.
Daily fantasy is basically akin to throwing money in the toilet.
Just who will be tasked with improving Ndamukong Suh's play is not yet clear.
We're looking at you, Mr. Commissioner.
The Chiefs are nearly a double-digit favorite. What a world we live in.
The club is expected to make it official at a Friday morning press conference.