Category Archives: Sports

Matteau! Matteau! Matteau!

Hard to believe that it’s been 20 years.

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More wisdom from Detroit’s ruling class

Apparently, notwithstanding that Detroit is bankrupt and circling the toilet, the city plans on spending tax payer money to finance a new arena for the Red Wings. Setting aside for the moment that such deals are ALWAYS an economic loser for cities, what on earth are these people thinking? Evidently, they’re not. Detroit had no…

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A final thought on the Clemens case

As you no doubt know by now, a federal jury in Washington, D.C. yesterday acquitted Roger Clemens on charges that he lied to Congress and obstructed a Congressional investigation into steroid use in Major League Baseball when he purportedly offered perjured testimony to a Congressional committee in 2007. We can set aside the question of…

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Shankopotamus Not Liable for Failing to Yell “Fore”

A recent issue of the New York Law Journal contains a report on a recent case in which the New York Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a personal injury suit filed against a golfer who failed to yell “fore” after hitting an errant shot and seriosuly injuring one of his playing partners. Seems…

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Roger Clemens: enemy of the State

  So the Department of Justice has finally decided to stop wasting its time chasing escort service owners and that clown governor (oh, that’s right – they’re still after HIM) and moved on to really important matters: prosecuting Roger Clemens for allegedly lying to Congress about whether he used performance enhancing drugs or not. Big…

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Canseco Subpoenaed To Appear Before Clemens Grand Jury

ESPN reports that Jose Canseco claims to have been subpoenaed to testify before the federal grand jury that is investigating whether Roger Clemens lied to Congress when he said he’d never used steroids. I can only thank goodness that the Justice Department is pursuing such important matters as whether a baseball player lied about using…

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