Friday Sports Briefs

Clemens Indicted on Charges of Perjury A federal grand jury indicted Roger Clemens for allegedly lying to Congress over his use of performance enhancing drugs.  Clemens, via Twitter, has denied the charges: ”I never took HGH or Steroids. And I did not lie to Congress. I look forward to challenging the Governments accusations, and hope […]

Ellsbury Provides Signature Play, Marazzi Provides Expert Analysis

Jacoby Ellsbury’s steal of home plate against the Yankees provided the signature play and the enduring image of the first Red Sox-Yankees series of 2009.  Whether this play will effect the long-term success of the two clubs remains to be seen.  Nevertheless, Ellsbury’s play brought up an interesting issue: What would have happened had Ellsbury been […]

Waste, Abuse and Fraud Alleged in Construction of New Yankee Stadium

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are throwing out serious allegations of waste, abuse and fraud in connection with the construction of the New York Yankees’ new stadium.  Representative Dennis Kucinich stated as follows: In the case of the new Yankee Stadium, not only have we found waste and abuse of public dollars […]

Yankees Consider Legal Action Against Construction Worker

The New York Yankees are apparently considering legal action against the Red Sox-rooting construction worker who buried a David Ortiz jersey in the concrete of the Yankees’ new stadium.  It would appear that both criminal and civil charges could be filed against Gino Castignoli, who turned his one day of work on the new Yankees’ […]