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George Mitchell Testimony Recap

George Mitchell’s testimony this morning on performance enhancing substances brought some very important discussion topics into the limelight that should be addressed. Before I start, I’d like to note that Mitchell was an excellent choice for this investigation and garnered much respect from Congress throughout the morning. His opening statement and responses during the question […]

George Mitchell Q&A with Congress

Following George Mitchell’s statement to congress, Congress was given the opportunity to ask questions to George Mitchell. Some questions regarding Roger Clemens and trainer Brian McNamee and the impact of steroids were the highlights. While this list is not conclusive of all the questions asked, I found these listed to be the most important:

Baseball Goes to Congress

Today, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, steroid investigator and former Sen. George Mitchell, and players union executive director Donald Fehr are expected to testify in front of Congress. Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee will appear in front of Congress at a later date, and neither person is guaranteed immunity at this time. Sports of Boston will […]

McNamee Would Go to Jail for Clemens

In a story that gets stranger by the second, Roger Clemens played a tape from an “emotional” conversation he had with former trainer Brian Mcnamee during a news conference yesterday. In it, McNamee kept telling Clemens “What do you want me to do?” but never admitted to lying to George Mitchell about Clemens’ alleged steroid […]

Roger Clemens Sues McNamee

Shortly before a “60 Minutes” piece aired about Roger Clemens’ alleged steroid use, Clemens filed a defamation lawsuit against accuser and former trainer Brian McNamee. Sports of Boston will have more from this story as it develops. From the Associated Press: Roger Clemens filed a defamation suit against former personal trainer Brian McNamee in Texas state court […]

Clemens and McNamee Have “Emotional” Phone Conversation

According to New York Newsday, disgraced baseball legend Roger Clemens and former trainer Brian McNamee had an “emotional” conversation on the phone Friday night. As you all remember from the Mitchell Report, McNamee told his story about injecting Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone. Clemens, meanwhile, is desperately trying to clear his name. I’m […]

Clemens Says McNamee Injected Him, But Not with Steroids

Roger Clemens, in a “60 Minutes” interview to appear on Sunday, will claim that former trainer Brian McNamee injected him with the painkiller lidocaine and vitamin B-12, but not performance-enchancing drugs. It has been rumored that if Clemens does not admit to steroid use, McNamee will gather his lawyers and sue Clemens for libel/slander. More […]

Clemens Fires Back Denying HGH and Steroids Reports

Roger Clemens denied allegations by his former trainer that he took performance-enhancing drugs.  I want to state clearly and without qualification: I did not take steroids, human growth hormone or any other banned substances at any time in my baseball career or, in fact, my entire life. Roger Clemens, in a statement issued by his […]

In Game Schilling vs Clemens: Battle of the Oldies

Jacoby has stolen six bases already in his 14 days in Boston. His 162 average would be 69 stolen bases. He won’t do that but half of that is great. Hopefully more. Joe Torre said Joba Chamberlain is available for 2-3 innings tonight. That seems like a lot but Torre is notorious for overworking his […]

Yankees vs Red Sox in September Baseball

The last meeting the Boston Red Sox (89-58) and New York Yankees (83-63) had was in August when the Yankees swept three games from Boston in NY. Now its September and the Yankees are in Boston. Boston is 5.5 games ahead of New York for the division lead. But New York sits 3.5 games up […]

Dice-K vs Rookie Litsch

The Red Sox magic number is down to 19 after the Roger Clemens and the Yankees got spanked today 7-1. Dice-K enters the game having lost three in a row. His ERA has gone from 3.59 to 3.88 in that time. With four to five starts possibly left for Matsuzaka, he needs to start a […]

Red Sox Click: No One Can Hit

Call it what you will. Yankee pitching stymied the Red Sox bats. Boston just couldn’t put a good swing on the ball. Both explanation serve the purpose of describing why the Boston Red Sox looked so bad during their 3 game sweep by the Yankees. The AL East lead has gone from 8 games to […]