Roger Clemens perhaps one of the best pitchers of all time got some of the best news of his life today. The judge in Clemen's perjury trial ruled the trial a mistrial after declaring that the evidence they had against Clemens was out of bounds. The US government perhaps hit the greatest foul ball by allowing this trial to happen. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton was quoted as saying "There are rules that we play by and those rules are designed to make sure both sides receive a fair trial."
While Clemens is currently off the hook, he may not be permanently off the hook for his perjury charges. Walton has proclaimed that he will have another hearing on September 2 to determine whether or not a new trial case should begin. If a new trial case…Read more >
On Saturday, Derek Jeter became the first ever member of the New York Yankees to join the 3000 hit club. Not only did he get his 3,000th hit, but he did it in grandiose fashion. He hit his 3,000th hit on a home run blast. He also ended up going five for five on the day and helping his team win.
Many sports writers are already spectating when Derek Jeter will get his 4,000th hit. In fact, when he got on after a bunt single, the Jumbotron message at the stadium appeared with a message saying "Countdown to 4,000." After Jeter's amazing game on Saturday, people are speculating that Derek Jeter is back in prime form and that his motivation is at an all time high level. In fact Joe Maddon, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, said “He went a little abo…Read more >
In no surprise, as Derek Jeter approaches his 3,000th hit and attempts to be the first member of the New York Yankees to ever reach this plateau, many sports pundits have already been discussing who might be the next "Derek Jeter" or the next mega superstar in baseball. Jelisa Castrodale from NBC Sports, discusses her top five candidates for the next "Derek Jeter."
Her candidates include - Jose Bautista, Ryan Braun, Evan Longoria, Andrew McCutchen, and Troy Tulowitzki. Let's briefly look at some of these athletes' statistics.
- Jose Bautista - Bautista was this year's top vote recipient for the All-Star Game. He is currently leading the league with 28 home runs and batting an outstanding .331. The only drawback is Bautista is already 31 years …
Yesterday, the Los Angeles Dodgers declared bankruptcy. Fay Vincent who served as the commissioner of baseball from 1989 to 1992 wrote a column for Fox News debating what this means for the rest of the league and Major League Baseball itself.
He was quick to point out that the two main concerns are - character and financial strength. One of the problems of the Dodgers bankruptcy is that it interjects the court system into baseball's world of politics and agreements. Complete and absolute control of the Dodgers now lays in the hands of a Federal Bankruptcy Court Judge. The issue is almost entirely out of the hands of present commissioner Bud Selig. According to Vincent, "Any time a baseball club comes under the legal control of a court there…
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Hola fellow sports fans. Wikia is currently sponsoring a giveaway for the charity Child's Play. You may be asking yourself, what does a gaming charity have to do with sports? Good question. But Child's Play is putting on their first ever golf tournament.
So if you dream of being the next Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie, Fred Couples, or any other golfer this may be the giveaway for you. Perhaps you just want to put on some wacky clothes and go golfing? That's perfectly alright also. Or maybe you just want to play some golf with some gamers and help out this charity.
If curious please check out: the giveway here!Read more >