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The relationship between Roger Clemens and the Houston Astros continues to be a close one. Clemens did spend three seasons pitching for the Astros (2004-2006), but he remains tied to his hometown MLB team with his role as special assistant to general manager Jeff Luhnow.
Clemens showed up at Astros camp in Kissimmee, Fla. on Tuesday, and while he did say that he intends to throw some batting practice at some point, the footwear Clemens was sporting was the talk of camp.
Referring to a pair of garish blue cowboy boots on his feet as “the ‘Luv Ya, Blue’ Oilers,” Clemens proudly displayed the boots that came as part of a gift bag received by players at the 1986 All-Star Game in Houston, the first of 11 Midsummer Classics Clemens attended.
Oh my. Those are certainly…something.
Clemens explained his affinity for the interesting cowboy boots by saying, “I’ve re-soled ‘em three times. They’re comfortable – and the rodeo’s coming, so I’ve got to break ‘em out.”
Well, if the rodeo is comi
BEST OF MAXIM
Mindy McCready, the country singer star who crossed paths with the sports world due to a reported affair with Roger Clemens, has committed suicide. She was 37.
According to NBC News reporter Andrea Canning, McCready shot and killed herself on Sunday evening. The singer’s brother confirmed the death to the New York Daily News.
McCready was linked to Clemens in 2008, when the Daily...
While the sports world is speculating about whether or not a 50-year-old Michael Jordan could compete in today’s NBA, 7-time Cy Young Award winner competed today with major leaguers [insert joke here about Astros being a AAA team] in a 20 minute session in Kissimmee, Florida as the Astros prepare for their Grapefruit League opener.
Credit: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle
You’ve all heard about the alleged Mindy McCready Roger Clemens extramarital affair, which McCready claims began when she was 15 and he was 28; but didn’t turn sexual until she was of age. Clemens has denied the relationship, but prepared a written statement for reporters which he handed to the journos today.
Clemens, now a special instructor with the Houston Astros, handed reporters...
Former mistress of disgraced steroid abusing MLB veteran pitcher Roger Clemens Mindy McCready was found dead Sunday. Actually, it was a Mindy McCready suicide. According to E! News, McCready shot herself and her dog (her dog? seriously why?). The Associated Press reports that her body was found 4pm Sunday on the front porch of her home in Heber Springs, Arkansas, after neighbors...
Do we really need to tell you – AGAIN – about Roger Clemens and his level of swag? The guy was at it again this week at Astros training camp where Rocket broke out the baby blue cowboy boots he got in a gift bag at the 1986 All-Star Game.
According to Paul White at the USA Today, Roger totally impressed the assembled media.
The boots, by the way, have a special baseball connection...
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Roger Clemens reportedly wants to write a book "hopefully real soon" to set the record straight about his career, saying "I’ve got a couple of guys lined up to do it."
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Roger Clemens said little publicly in the immediate aftermath of the Hall of Fame vote.
Over a month later, he's willing to share his thoughts -- but the 354-game winner is not about to start a lobbying campaign.
"I'm not going to lose any sleep over it," Clemens said. "If those guys feel I deserve to be there, then I deserve to be...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Roger Clemens said little publicly in the immediate aftermath of the Hall of Fame vote.
Over a month later, he’s willing to share his thoughts — but the 354-game winner is not about to start a lobbying campaign.
“I’m not going to lose any sleep over it,” Clemens said. “If those guys feel I deserve to be there, then I deserve to be there. If they feel...
Sex tape being withheld because of suicide
Mike Piazza recently released his new book entitled “Long Shot,” and it has already produced an incredibly memorable quote about Roger Clemens. In the book, Piazza said that he took karate lessons to prepare for a fight with Clemens during the well-documented feud that took place between the two former All-Stars back at the turn of the century. Clemens visited Houston Astros...
HOUSTON — Roger Clemens shrugged off Mike Piazza‘s comments in his autobiography that he took karate lessons after he was beaned by the pitcher, just in case they had another confrontation.
The former New York Mets catcher discussed Clemens in his autobiography “Long Shot,” which was published last Tuesday.
Clemens, at spring training as a special instructor with the Houston...