| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Roger Clemens was found not guilty on multiple counts by jurors who passed down their verdict Monday.
In a case that lasted over seven weeks, jurors heard the testimonies of 40 individuals before finding Clemens not guilty on six charges of lying to...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his long and brilliant career as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:36 PM
No one ever questioned where Jim Rice got his power.
One look at his stocky frame and massive arms and you knew why the Red Sox slugger launched many of his 389 career home runs over Fenway Park's Green Monster, seemingly with a flick of the wrists....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 8:32 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two months ago, an early two-run deficit would have had the Pittsburgh Pirates scrambling.
Now, it's just a blip. And for the moment, so is nearly two decades of losing.
Mike McKenry and Pedro Alvarez drove in two runs...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The problems troubling the National Football League are not unique to football alone.
Litigation, scandal, gross misconduct — name a professional sport that hasn't had bad headlines within the last few years.
The bounty case and...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:39 PM
During her IndyCar career, it seemed like the only Sunday that Danica Patrick was relevant was Super Bowl Sunday, when she appeared in the over-hyped godaddy.com commercials.
Now that she has made the switch to NASCAR, Patrick has a chance to be relevant...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Ken Williams has the enviable position of seemingly being the only Chicago executive immune from the pressure to win and perform. In recent years we have seen all the Chicago franchises clean house. The Chairman needs to pocket his loyalty and let...
| Aug 12, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — The blistering sun is beating down on the field at Citizens Bank Park. Most players are sheltered from the stinging rays and high humidity in the more friendly confines of the clubhouse.
Yet one face, the same one that emerges nearly...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Look at the bright side, you only have to read my post-Olympic assessment column once every four years.
It is kind of like the Transit of Venus that way. You really don’t want to hear about it and don’t know why you should care, but at...
| Apr 14, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Players from Burroughs, Burbank win scholar awards: Burbank High football player Mitch Camacho and Adam Velasco from Burroughs were given 2011- 2012 National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
In honor of the late, great Dr. Seuss' birthday on Friday, a Seussian look at the Dwight Howard trade saga:
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish,
Make a wish, break a dish, somebody call the Commish.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Ho, ho, ho.
If there ever was a year that we needed Santa, this is it. Of course I'm not really Santa, even though I do have the correct body type. But we can all help, right? So allow me to hand out presents to some folks we all know. Granted, some may...