The rogues on my Hall of Fame ballot nudge my conscience and invite my vote, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire. The first two are easy to consider because without their late career deceit, they were already Hall of Famers. Not so Sosa and McGwire, especially McGwire, a thumper...
Here are some things that have happened on the storied grounds of Fenway Park: - Ted Williams' 502-foot home run on June 9, 1946 - The first four-game sweep in World Series history (by the Boston Braves in 1914) - Roger Clemens striking out 20 batters in one game (1986) - A BIG OL' BRAWL between the Galway and Dublin curling teams during the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic on Sunday
We talk about Roger Clemens here a lot don’t we? Let’s do it again! Recently, we discussed Clemens and the Baseball Hall of Fame and in a recent interview with 98.5, the Sports Hub in Boston had this to say: “It would obviously be a Boston hat…That’s where I got my start and my nickname. Show More Summary
ImageContent(5629042ce4b0443bb562ecc0,56287ba71400002b003c8d48,Image,HectorAssetUrl(56287ba71400002b003c8d48,Some(crop_0_14_1899_1070),Some(jpeg?cache=43EqitpHM0)),DON EMMERT via Getty Images,) It all happened so quickly. One pitch and a swing later, the sharp shard of a broken bat flew toward the pitcher's mound. Show More Summary
So, this is actually happening -- Roger Clemens in a real life pitching duel with Oil Can Boyd... in a real life baseball game... in the year 2015. It's all going down in the Mens Senior Baseball League -- 50-and over division -- in Tempe,…
Well, the story of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's back-and-forth with Houston police at a club last Saturday morning gathered a bit more weight. Not only has Peterson hired attorney Rusty Hardin -- the man who represented...Show More Summary
Let me preface this article by saying that if I had a Hall of Fame vote, I would definitely vote for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza. When the time comes, I'd gladly put Alex Rodriguez in as well. I grew up during the steroid era. Show More Summary
On Monday, the Longhorn Network — ESPN’s 24-hour network dedicated to University of Texas athletics — launched a series of ads featuring a number of the school’s coaches and famous alumni. The best of the bunch is probably this commercial...Show More Summary
Robbie Rogers joined fellow LGBT athletes Pat Manuel, Julie Shaw, Terrence Clemens, Lypheng Kim and Cyd Zeigler (founder of OutSports) in sharing their experiences coming out in the world of sports. Said Rogers of his experience growing up in sports,… The post Robbie Rogers and 5 Other LGBT Athletes Open Up About Coming Out: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Bully for A.A., who has proven himself yet again a shrewd barterer, delivering unto the Jays the ace they’ve so sorely been lacking since the Roy Halladay and Roger Clemens days.
The Baseball Hall of Fame has become a joke in recent years, with many of the greatest players in recent history, from Pete Rose to Barry Bonds to Roger Clemens, kept out over off-field issues. Fortunately, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will not follow that path. The rules for the football Hall of Fame…
Joe Budden Gets Destroyed For His Kickball Poses Joe Budden is the butt of a lot of jokes on Twitter and yesterday was no different. He thought he was Roger Clemens on kickball and had the funniest form ever. So
On ESPN radio today, Baseball Hall of Famer Goose Gossage stated that Roger Clemens should NOT be going to the Hall of Fame. The former reliever adamantly stated that Clemens and other PED users should not be rewarded for “cheating” and stated firmly “there is no place for them in the Hall of Fame”. Show More Summary
...and you should not be surprised. From the beginning of the trial, Roger Clemens legal team methodically picked apart the evidence against the multi time Cy Young Award winner and those closely following the trial knew where the decision was likely to go. Show More Summary
A survey conducted by the Associated Press of Baseball Writers who have a Hall of Fame vote (and were willing to participate) show Barry Bonds at 45 percent, Roger Clemens at 43 percent and Sammy Sosa at 18 percent. Whether this is what...Show More Summary
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown.
This week, an appeals court tossed out Barry Bonds’s conviction for obstructing justice. The news served as a reminder of the colossal failure of the federal government’s war on sports doping: Roger Clemens was acquitted outright, Bonds...Show More Summary
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports.
According to MLB's new Franchise Four contest, that is. If they're two of the greatest players of all-time, though, something's not adding up. Congratulations to the MLB.com marketing team, who have come up with yet another marketing scheme that makes baseball fans argue with each other. Show More Summary
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting (heh) that Teddy Schwarzman, producer of the Best Picture-nominated “The Imitation Game,” has landed the rights to make “The Rocket,” the Hollywood retelling of Roger Clemens’s final years as a professional baseball player: Jeffrey Gelber and Ryan Belenzon wrote the script, which delves into the latter half of the career […]