Roger Clemens Verdict: Not Guilty
A jury acquitted Roger Clemens on all charges Monday in his federal perjury trial, deciding the seven-time Cy Young Award winner did not lie when he denied ever using performance-enhancing drugs in front of a Congressional committee in February of 2008.
This Day in Sports History — June 18
Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on June 18:
I’ll Have Another Will Not Run at Belmont, Erases Chance of Winning Triple Crown
I’ll Have Another will not run at the 144th Belmont Stakes on Saturday. The horse, who was vying to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, was ruled out by his trainer Doug O’Neill, who spoke about the matter on ‘The Dan Patrick Show&CloseC…
The 10 Best Indy 500 Finishes of All-Time
The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s largest single-day sporting event. Approximately 400,000 fans will crowd the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this Sunday to watch ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ at the 2.5-mile oval track. While drivers average speeds well in excess of 150 miles per hour, sometime…
NCAA Title Game: Kentucky Beats Kansas 67-59 To Win National Championship
Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky held off a spirited Kansas rally to beat the Jayhawks 67-59 in the NCAA title game in New Orleans on Monday night. The win gave the Wildcats (38-2) their eighth national championship in school history and first since 1998.
NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Kentucky and Kansas Advance To 2012 Final Four
Traditional college basketball powers Kentucky and Kansas each won regional finals on Sunday to join Ohio State and Louisville in the 2012 Final Four in New Orleans next weekend. Here’s a recap of Sunday’s regional final games:
NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Ohio State, Florida, Syracuse and Louisville Advance
Ohio State and Florida joined Big East powers Syracuse and Louisville in advancing to the regional finals of the 2012 NCAA tournament on Thursday. Here’s a recap of Thursday’s NCAA tournament games:
NCAA Tournament Preview: Four Ohio Schools In Regional Semifinals
All four top regional seeds — Kentucky, North Carolina, Syracuse and Michigan State— remain alive as the 2012 NCAA tournament begins the regional semifinal round on Thursday. An NCAA record four schools from Ohio have advanced to the round of 16. Here’s a preview of the n…
Peyton Manning Will Reportedly Sign with the Denver Broncos; Tim Tebow’s Status Up in the …
Free agent quarterback Peyton Manning will reportedly sign with the Denver Broncos. Representatives of Manning and the team are finalizing the structure of a contract reported to worth $90 million over five years.
NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Cincinnati, Ohio and Xavier Win To Advance To Round Of …
Ohio, Cincinnati and Xavier all won on Sunday to join Ohio State in the NCAA basketball tournament round of 16. Top-seeded North Carolina and Michigan State also won to advance to the regional semi-finals. Here’s a full recap of the day’s action in the NCAA tournament…