Nothing seems to make Jon Stewart happier than being face-to-face with a New York Met, whether he be past or present. Hope you tuned in Tuesday night to see him talk to future Hall of Famer--yeah, that's right, I said it--Mike Piazza. The greatest hitting catcher in baseball history was plugging h ... 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 >>
In case you're wondering why the U.S. Government is still pressing a case against Roger Clemens, think about it this way: years of work and millions upon millions of dollars have gone into investigations that have so far resulted in Barry Bonds being confined to his home for six months - and even th ... More >>
Today in new drinking songs that you will probably hear at some point, no matter how removed from mainstream country culture you believe you might be: "Red Solo Cup," Toby Keith's ode to those disposable party cups that you can buy by the sleeve and write your name on so that nobody makes off ... 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.
Every few weeks, in this age of big-money, drug-riddled sports, comes a piece that is so mind-numbing irresponsible that it takes a while to know how to properly respond to it. Such a review ran in the July 26 New York Times Book Review section. The piece was a review of three books: A- ... More >>
Last Thursday the Daily News' back cover told us in huge letters that the "Heat Is On" Roger Clemens and "Pressure on Rocket grows as grand jury subpoenas Houston gym owner, others." This was the latest "Daily News I-Team Exclusive" from Michael O'Keeffe, Christian Red, Teri Thompson, and Natha ... More >>
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 >>
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