Roger Clemens continued to assert his innocence regarding performance-enhancing drug use during an interview at the Houston Open golf tournament, where he is serving as a caddie for PGA Tour player Ryan Palmer in Wednesday's pro-am event.
"We've had to take it on the chin a little bit, but we'll have our chance to talk," Clemens told ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning."
The former Red Sox, Yankees and Astros star has been charged with lying to Congress about his use of PEDs. His trial is set to start in July, but Clemens said he doesn't plan to go into hiding until then.
"We don't like it. But I'm not going to run around and hang my head. I'm going to be the person I've always been," he said.
The seven-time Cy Young Award-winner said he has not been following the Barry Bonds trial because, "I've been busy."
Clemens also touched on the Hall of Fame, noting that election is...
ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas and former longtime CBS analyst Billy Packer joined the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning to talk about the NCAA tournament.
Bilas said UConn is his pick to win "one of the oddest Final Fours." However, he noted of the tournament: "We've never been able to predict this, and people that think we can are out of their minds."
Bilas was outspoken when the field was announced in saying Virginia Commonwealth did not deserve a berth. With VCU advancing to the Final Four, Bilas noted that his criticism was directed at the tournament committee and not the team. "I just said I thought they were wrong in a couple of decisions they made," he said of committee members.
Added Bilas: "I've applauded [VCU's] play in the tournament. They have been fantastic. … It's been one of the great runs, I think, in tournament history."
Bilas played at Duke in the...
Jets backup quarterback Erik Ainge has been living in Wellesley with his uncle, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, while trying to get a grip on his drug and alcohol addiction. Erik says he's been clean and sober for eight months, the longest such stretch since he was 11 years old. He tells the details of his troubles in a piece at ESPN. Said Erik: "During my days of using, I was a really bad drug addict. I would've made Charlie Sheen look like Miss Daisy."
Also in the news, ESPN basketball analyst Jalen Rose was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving earlier this month.
Read more about those stories and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — According to team sources, the Red Sox are still debating whether to have top prospect Jose Iglesias open the 2011 season in Double-A Portland or Triple-A Pawtucket. The team wants to assign Iglesias to a level that will maximize the likelihood of his being big league ready for the 2012 campaign.
Because the shortstop -- already considered a defensive star -- lost a couple months of his 2010 season with Portland due to a broken finger, the team might want him to get more at-bats in Double-A before an early season promotion to Triple-A. That said, the team might also decide that Iglesias is better served by a challenge at a more advanced level.
For a closer look at Iglesias' development, and the Sox' decision as to where to play him, click here. For complete Red Sox coverage,...
Bruins forward Mark Recchi, who passed Paul Coffey for 12th all-time in NHL regular-season points Tuesday, said after the game that he intends to retire if the Bruins win the Stanley Cup this season.
"If we win a championship, I’m gone," Recchi said.
Recchi has won the Stanley Cup twice in his career, hoisting the coveted trophy as a member of the Penguins and Hurricanes. He said that he likes the idea of winning it with an Original Six team, and that if the Bruins don't win this season he could consider coming back.
"We’ll see," Recchi said. "We’ll see if I can recover. Obviously take three weeks, a month, see if my body and my head is ready to get back in the grind physically doing the stuff I need to do to get ready for next year."
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Dale and Holley with Matt Chatham discuss the details.
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FOXBORO — WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the return of LeGarrette Blount to Patriots training camp on Saturday, the first day of full pads practice for the defending Super Bowl champions.
Jay King of Masslive.com joins the show to break down the performance of the Celtics during the NBA Summer League. Then Ben and Sam discuss the exciting possibility of a Space Jam sequel.
Michael joins Ben and Sam to discuss the wild NBA Free Agency period and the upcoming Celtics season.
How long will this rebuild take? How much money will it take to keep Bae Crowder? Are Draft Picks even worth anything? With the Danny Ainge not landing any big names in the draft, and unable to lure any big names in free agency, Sam and Ben discussed if the Celtics are doomed moving forward.
Rob Bradford is joined by Weei.com’s John Tomase to talk about what the Red Sox might do now that Sam Kennedy has been named President of the team. Tomase raises the very interesting possibility of the Red Sox bringing in a veteran executive to call the shots when it comes to player acquisition.
Joe & Dave talked to the Sox rookie, who had four hits, hit two home runs, and scored five runs in the win over the Rays at Fenway
Joe and Dave are joined by Pedro who was at the game and had his number 45 retired by the Red Sox in a very touching pregame ceremony. Pedro talks about going into the Hall of Fame, his time in Boston and love for the game of baseball.
Don Sweeney, who was hired as the Bruins general manager yesterday speaks with Dale and Holley about his new position and where the Bruins go from here.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!
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Greg and Lou defend some points they made yesterday about the Patriots defense.
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Chris Mortensen finally deleted his inaccurate tweet from January when he wrote that 11 of 12 Patriots footballs were underinflated by 2lbs. Mort made the decision after speaking to Christian on the phone shortly before. Listen to Christian, Merloni and Dickerson tell the story here.
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We close out the day with some of the best in sound that you may have missed.
We discuss the induction of Big Will, and what he meant to this team for over a decade.
Mikey rants about Sandoval's weight, his lack of extra base hits, and his overall poor production in the month of July. Lenny Megliola and Chris Villani join in.
Mikey Adams lets the Red Sox have it and welcomes callers who do the same. The Red Sox (stink)!
Mikey Adams and Lenny Megliola get 36 glorious minutes between games of a Monday doubleheader, and after an 11-1 Red Sox loss, to vent about the declining state of the team.
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Mort finally talks about snubbing WEEI, Jay Pharoah imitates athletes, and Ronda Rousey kicks some ass.
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