On Tuesday, Roger Clemens, the seven-time Cy Young award winning pitcher, and Brian McNamee, the trainer who testified about injecting Clemens with steroids, met to discuss a possible conclusion to McNamee's defamation lawsuit against Clemens. A federal judge in Brooklyn asked them to try to negotia ... More >>
Roger Clemens may be 49, but he apparently can still wing it. The federal government took six swings against him and missed on every one. In case you're counting, that means that the federal investigation into performance enhancing drug use in major league baseball now has nothing to show for the - ... More >>
To read the blizzard of commentary on Roger Clemens's indictment, you wonder why the government is even bothering to bring the ex-pitcher to trial. Clemens's guilt has already been decided in the sports media. For instance, Shaun Powell on ESPNNewYork.com, who writes as if a verdict of guilty is a ... More >>
Following in the not-so-great tradition of Barry Bonds, former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens has been indicted by federal authorities on six charges, including perjury and making false statements to Congress, about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
At the end of Zev Chafet's incisive Cooperstown Confidential, he points out that there is "No proof at all that steroids ... improve baseball performance in a way that challenges the competitive balance of the game .... I didn't say there were not anecdotes, urban legends, theories, supposition or a ... More >>
The more Roger Clemens's story stays the same, the curiouser and curiouser the whole matter gets. Clemens has engaged a firm, Washington-based outfit Levick Strategic Communications, that guides high-profile figures through public relations crises. That's how he wound up on ESPN's Mike and Mike in t ... More >>
Pictured above: Nobody who's in the story below. By the way, kids, don't try this at home without your parents' help. In news fresh off the server that should set the Hot Stove League blazing, The Smoking Gun unravels the tale of one Mike Bogdan, allegedly the previously unnamed FBI informant who ... More >>
Wow, we did not see this coming on a rainy Monday morning. (Hey! It's a rainy day and Monday, something that always brings me down.) The Daily News drops a bombshell about Roger Clemens and his "SECRET AFFAIR." Their exclusive reports that for a decade, the Rocket had been carrying on with country s ... More >>
When are journalists (and baseball) going to ask Andy tougher questions?
How else to describe the rage in Clemen's eyes when he hurled a broken bat at the Met's Mike Piazza in the 2000 Subway Series. Former Yankee hurler Roger Clemens became the first played to be connected with steroids and human growth hormone in the Mitchell report, according to various news organiza ... More >>
Baseball has no monopoly on foul balls. The NYPD's own drug scandal keeps simmering.