Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, the greatest hitter and pitcher of the “Steroid Era,” headlined a group of 37 players eligible for the Class of 2013 in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. But for the first time since 1996, zero players were immortalized by baseball writers in the museum at Cooperstown, N.Y.
Josh Hamilton's $125-million contract got us thinking of baseball's bad deals
With the news that the Los Angeles Angels just signed Josh Hamilton to a five-year contract for a reported $125 million, it begs the question: Five years from now, will this be viewed as one of the worst free agent deals in history? If so, Hamilton must “outperform” these big-money free agents from the distant and recent past.
The Rocket will get a new jury now that his case has been declared a mistrial.
The federal judge presiding over the Roger Clemens perjury case has declared a mistrial. The trial, which has had problems from the beginning with the jury, will now get a new jury.
The defense objected to the prosecutions use of information that had been declared un-usable by the judge. The content in question was Clemens' testimony from February 8, 2008 where he made numerous mentions of conversations between Andy Pettitte and his wife about the use of PEDs, specifically HGH.
And it seems as though the judge agreed with their objection.
Did Roger Clemens lie about taking steroids? He goes on trial to find out.
Roger Clemens goes on trial today to testify that he did not lie to a congressional committee about taking PEDS, specifically HGH or steroids. His trainer, Brian McNamee told a different story, one of supplying Clemens with steroids for years. And since there's not much else to keep people's interest in sports right now (woman's WOrld Cup, anyone?) it's the dominating story in today's news cycle. Here are a few people to watch as this trial unfolds: