Found May 15, 2012 on Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser:
PLAYERS: Bud SeligRoger Clemens

Stick and balls does not get America excited anymore, Bud. Baseball was brought to Congress and even put Congress, the most boring building in history, to sleep. Time for Bud Selig to take his millions and get some more rest. [Follow me @TravisHouser]
ESPN – A second juror was dismissed today in the Roger Clemens trial for falling asleep during the trial. The dismissed juror, from Seat 1, was replaced by the juror in Seat 7, who had been the first alternate.


Turner Sports to broadcast wild card playoff games

During a press conference this afternoon, MLB commissioner Bud Selig announced that the two one game wild card playoff games would be broadcast by Turner Sports on TBS. As part of the agreement, two of a potential 20 division series games will be shifting from Turner to MLB Network. Turner also retains the rights to any "game 163" playoff tiebreaker games. “The new...

Apparently Roger Clemens trial is so boring even the jurors have no interest

For the second time in the month-long retrial of Roger Clemens, a juror has been dismissed for falling asleep during the trial. The seat-one juror has been replaced by the first alternate seat juror in seat seven. Clemens is currently on trial to decided whether or not he lied to a Grand Jury about steroid use in 2008. Judge Reggie Wilson declared a mistrial in the first trial in...

McNamee: I gave Clemens steroids

Roger Clemens flexed his exposed buttocks and then relaxed. "I'm ready," he allegedly told Brian McNamee, who on Monday took jurors through the first time he purportedly injected Clemens with steroids in 1998. McNamee, Clemens' former friend and personal trainer, testified that he plunged the 3-inch needle of a syringe filled with the anabolic steroid Winstrol...

AP source: MLB to confirm Mets '13 All-Star host

A person familiar with the announcement says Major League Baseball will announce Wednesday that the New York Mets will host the 2013 All-Star game at Citi Field. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because MLB did not reveal the purpose of the news conference at Citi Hall with baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, Mets owner Fred Wilpon and New York City Mayor Michael...

MLB to Announce 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field

Better bring a catcher's mask and goalie pads of you plan on hanging out on the Shea Bridge during the Homer Run Hitting Contest during All-Star Game festivities. Photo courtesy of According to multiple sources, MLB commissioner Bud Selig and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will announce tomorrow that the 2013 MLB All-Star game will be held at Citi...

Mets' Citi Field lands 2013 All-Star game

First the good news for New York Mets fans— there will be a lot All-Stars coming to Citi Field next year.  Now the bad— they'll only be there a couple of nights. In what had to the worst kept secret in New York over the past few days, MLB announced that the 2013 All-Star game will be hosted by the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 16. The announcement was made at a news...

Roger Clemens Lawyer Asks Trainer Brian McNamee, 'Do You Sometimes Just Make Stuff Up?'

WASHINGTON -- Roger Clemens' lawyer toyed with Brian McNamee's memory and attacked him from several directions at once. The attorney even put an easel next to the witness with the words: "MISTAKE. BAD MEMORY. LIE." Eventually, there came the inevitable question: "Do you sometimes just make stuff up?" McNamee has frequently taken long pauses before answering...

McNamee turned on Clemens over son

Brian McNamee testified that Roger Clemens' lawyers pushed him from reluctant turncoat to angry accuser when they allowed details of McNamee's oldest son's illness to be revealed during a nationally televised news conference. "I was furious," McNamee told the jury in Clemens' perjury trial Tuesday. As soon as he could, McNamee said, he went to his house...

Clemens' lawyer grills McNamee on stand

Roger Clemens' lawyer Rusty Hardin began his first extended cross-examination of key prosecution witness Brian McNamee by explaining that he would set up a chart to list McNamee's recollections as a mistake, a case of bad memory or a lie, according to an report. Though he hadn't used the chart by the time court recessed Wednesday, Hardin had peppered McNamee...

McNamee: 'I didn't make it up'

Roger Clemens' lawyer toyed with Brian McNamee's memory and attacked him from several directions at once. The attorney even put an easel next to the witness with the words: ''MISTAKE. BAD MEMORY. LIE.'' Eventually, there came the inevitable question: ''Do you sometimes just make stuff up?'' McNamee has frequently taken long pauses before answering...

Podcast: closer carousel continues

Each Tuesday during the fantasy baseball regular season Mike Harmon and John Halpin hop on the internet to talk all things baseball in their weekly Fantasy 15 podcast. This week the guys talk about the fantasy closers' carousel, Josh Hamilton's hot streak and even touch on the Roger Clemens trial. >> Listen to Fantasy 15 for May 15 >> Listen to Fantasy 15...

The Ryan Braun Defense is taking MLB Drug Testing by Urine-Storm

MLB knows they pretty much ****** up with this whole 'Let Ryan Braun Play Every Game' decision after the guy pissed extremely hot right after a MVP season. After one refridgerator and a weekend, also an awkward couple of months of Braun not acknowledging what was up with the test even though all he had to say was MLB drug testing guy ****** up, another MLB player, Eliezier...

McNamee admits initial lie on steroids

Brian McNamee, the chief prosecution witness in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, conceded he initially lied about his involvement with steroids. Clemens lawyer Rusty Hardin said to McNamee, ''It was a lie wasn't it?'' McNamee said yes. McNamee said he lied both out of self-preservation and to assure Clemens ''I had his back.'' Hardin highlighted...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.