A-Rod "At Ease" with Canadian Doctor

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez addresses the media after arriving at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
Alex Rodriguez says he is "at ease, no matter what" with his relationship with a Canadian sports doctor embroiled in a cross-border drug smuggling investigation involving human growth hormone and another drug.

Rodriguez told reporters Tuesday at the Yankees spring training complex that he still does not know when he will be interviewed by federal authorities. The slugger said last week he was "aware" of the investigation and plans to cooperate with the government.

When asked if he is choosing not to talk or has been told not to speak, Rodriguez laughed and says he "thinks the latter."

Dr. Anthony Galea told The Associated Press on Monday that he helped in Rodriguez's recovery from a hip injury last year but ,story= 6279129>prescribed only anti-inflammatories.